Jitan Ram Manjhi's assets increases by 11 times in 5 years

Patna, Sept 22: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi holds movable and immovable assets worth Rs 63 lakh, as per the affidavit filed by him with his nomination papers.

Manjhi has a house worth Rs.13 lakh, a 10-year-old Ambassador car and a 2011 model Mahindra Scorpio sport utility vehicle.[Bihar Election 2015: Special Coverage]


Manjhi, whose father was a landless labourer in Mahkar village in Gaya district, used to own five acres of cultivable land worth Rs.37 lakh a few years ago.
This year, Manjhi courted controversy over three varying declarations about his age and assets.

Manjhi, president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, has said he will contest from two assembly constituencies: Makhdumpur in Jehanabad district and Imanganj in Gaya district.


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