Election Shocker: Rakhi Sawant an 'illiterate' but a crorepati

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Mumbai, April 2: Rakhi Sawant, who is known as a drama queen, loves tpo surprise all with her statements and she has repeated the same while filing her nomination for Mumbai North West.

Rakhi, a Bollywood item girl-turned-politician, claimed she has asset worth Rs 15 crore and she claimed herself an "illiterate". 36-year-old Rakhi, who is taking on heavyweights like Gurudas Kamat of Congress and Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena from the constituency, has movable property worth Rs.3.57 crore and immovable assets worth Rs.11.12 crore.

The Rashtriya Aam Party candidate has cash of Rs.96,427 in hand, and Rs.39.13 lakh in fixed deposits. The actress has invested Rs.61.26 lakh in bonds and shares and Rs.2.12 crore in insurance and postal savings. She owns a Ford Endeavour worth Rs.21 lakh and jewellery worth Rs.7.55 lakh.

Her immovable property includes a residential flat and offices in suburban Mumbai. The flat was purchased at Rs.5,03,12,500 and its current market value is stated to be Rs.11,12,59,000. Rakhi has declared liabilities of Rs.2.52 crore that includes Rs.72.5 lakh in income tax dues.

The declaration says Rakhi has a case pending against her under sections of cheating and breach of trust under IPC. Rakhi has marked herself "illiterate" in the educational qualifications column in her nomination papers.

The actress, who launched Rashtriya Aam Party, had said she was entering politics "to wake up MPs from their deep sleep and to solve problems of people as they have deep trust in me".

All the six parliamentary constituencies of Mumbai, including Mumbai North West seat, will go to polls on April 24.

OneIndia News
(With agency inputs)

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