JD(U) demands inquiry into amassing of assets

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Bangalore, May 9: JD (U) today demanded an inquiry from the Income Tax department into the illegal amassing of assets worth crores of rupees by candidates, irrespective of their parties, who are contesting this assembly election in the state.

JD (U) state unit Secretary G K C Reddy told reporters here that the candidates who are mostly drawn from different types of mafias like real estate, land and mining have looted the property of the government and the people and had now submitted their affidavits with declaration of illegal assets worth crores of rupees to the Election Commission.

The Income Tax department should take action in investigating into the amassing of properties after they entered political life, he said.

"We have complained to the Election Commission and to take immediate action to find out from where and how they obtained such a huge property in a short period,'' he said.

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