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Chhattisgarh: T S Singh Deo is richest candidate with assets worth over Rs 500 crore

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Raipur, Dec 16: As many as 68 of the 90 MLAs in the newly-elected Chhattisgarh Assembly possess assets worth more than Rs one crore, as per a report based on the legislators' election affidavits.

This is one better than the previous house, which had 67 crorepatis'. Sixty-eight (76 per cent) MLAs are worth Rs one crore or more, a study by NGOs Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Chhattisgarh Election Watch said Saturday.

Chhattisgarh: T S Singh Deo is richest candidate with assets worth over Rs 500 crore

The Congress, which won a landslide victory in the recently held Assembly elections, accounts for 48 out of these crorepati legislators.

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The Congress has 68 MLAs in the new Assembly.

Remarkably, 14 out of 15 MLAs of the BJP have declared assets of more than Rs 1 crore, the reports said.

And all five MLAs, including former chief minister Ajit Jogi and his wife Renu Jogi, of the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) are crorepatis.

Senior Congress leader T S Singh Deo, scion of a former royal family, is the richest MLA with assets valued at over Rs 500 crore, while another royal descendant, Devwrat Singh of JCC(J), has assets of over Rs 119 crore.

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The MLA with the least assets is also from Congress -- Ramkumar Yadav who has declared his assets to be worth Rs 30,464.

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