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RLD chief Ajit Singh declares assets worth Rs 16.61 crore in poll affidavit

Singh, a former Union minister, is the richest among the 22 candidates from the constituency

By PTI in Muzaffarnagar
  • Published 26.03.19, 4:07 PM
  • Updated 26.03.19, 4:07 PM
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RLD chief Ajit Singh files his nomination papers ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Muzaffarnagar, on March 25, 2019. (PTI Photo)

RLD chief Ajit Singh has declared movable and immovable assets worth Rs 16.61 crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination papers for the Muzaffarnagar parliamentary constituency.

Singh filed his papers as the the SP-BSP-RLD alliance candidate for the Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha seat in western Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Polling in the constituency will be held on April 11.

Singh, a former Union minister, is the richest among the 22 candidates from the constituency.

He has declared moveable assets worth Rs 1,51,88,936 and immoveable properties worth Rs 15,09,36,666.

He has no vehicle and no criminal case pending against him, according to the affidavit.

Meanwhile, police seized unaccounted cash of Rs 5 lakh from a vehicle in the New Mandi police station area on Monday evening. Police have increased check in view of the Lok Sabha elections.