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Here are the details of PM Modi's assets

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Varanasi, Apr 26: In a massive show of strength, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, accompanied by a galaxy of top BJP and NDA leaders.

In 2014, Modi won the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, defeating Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal by a massive margin of 3.37 lakh vote. Modi polled 5,16,593 votes -- about half the total votes -- while Congress' Ajay Rai finished third.

PM Modi submitting nomination papers

As per the affidavit filed as part of the nomination papers, PM Modi has assets worth Rs 2.5 crore including a residential plot in Gujarat's Gandhinagar, fixed deposits of Rs 1.27 crore and Rs 38,750 cash in hand.

Here are the details of PM Modi's affidavit:

  • PM Modi has net assets of Rs 2.5 crore with movable assets worth Rs 1.41 crore and immovable assets valued at Rs 1.1 crore.
  • The prime minister has invested Rs 20,000 in tax saving infra bonds, Rs 7.61 lakh in National Saving Certificate (NSC) and another Rs 1.9 lakh in LIC policies.
  • PM Modi has named Jashodaben as his wife.
  • PM Modi he has an M.A. degree from Gujarat University in 1983.
  • His cash balance in savings bank account is Rs 4,143.
  • Modi has four gold rings, weighing 45 grams, valued at Rs 1.13 lakh.
  • Modi had declared his annual income as Rs 19.92 lakh (2018), Rs 14.59 lakh (2017), Rs 19.23 lakh (2016), Rs 8.58 lakh (2015) and Rs 9.69 lakh (2014).
  • The primary sources of Modi's income are salary from the government and interest received from the banks.
  • As per the affidavit, the Prime Minister does not have any criminal charge against him.

[Seeking re-election in temple town, PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi]

BJP leaders, including party president Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and senior Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj, were also present on the occasion. Four people proposed Modi's name -- former principal of Banaras Hindu University's women college Annapurna Shukla, 'Dom Raja' and 'chief cremator' Jagdish Chowdhary, from the family which lights every funeral pyre in the town, long time BJP worker Subhash Chander Gupta and agriculture scientist Ram Shanker Patel who has known him since his childhood.

Varanasi Fact Check
Year
Candidate's Name Party Result Vote Vote Share Margin
2014
Narendra Modi BJP Winner 5,81,022 56% 3,71,784
Arvind Kejriwal AAAP Runner Up 2,09,238 20% 0
2009
Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi BJP Winner 2,03,122 31% 17,211
Mukhtar Ansari BSP Runner Up 1,85,911 28% 0
2004
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mishra INC Winner 2,06,904 33% 57,436
Shankar Prasad Jaiswal BJP Runner Up 1,49,468 24% 0
1999
Shankar Prasad Jaiswal BJP Winner 2,11,955 34% 52,859
Rajesh Kumar Mishra INC Runner Up 1,59,096 25% 0
1998
Shankar Prasad Jaiswal BJP Winner 2,77,232 43% 1,51,946
Deena Nath Singh Yadav CPM Runner Up 1,25,286 19% 0
1996
Shankar Prasad Jaiswal BJP Winner 2,50,991 45% 1,00,692
Raj Kishore CPM Runner Up 1,50,299 27% 0
1991
Sheesh Chandra Dixit BJP Winner 1,86,333 41% 40,439
Raj Kishore CPM Runner Up 1,45,894 32% 0
1989
Anil Shastri JD Winner 2,68,196 62% 1,71,603
Shyam Lal Yadav INC Runner Up 96,593 22% 0
1984
Shyam Lal Yadava INC Winner 1,53,076 42% 94,430
Udal CPI Runner Up 58,646 16% 0
1980
Kamalapati INC(I) Winner 1,29,063 37% 24,735
Raj Narain JNP(S) Runner Up 1,04,328 30% 0
1977
Chandra Shekher BLD Winner 2,33,194 66% 1,71,854
Raja Ram INC Runner Up 61,340 17% 0
1971
Raja Ram Shastri INC Winner 1,38,789 47% 85,848
Kamla Prasad Singh BJS Runner Up 52,941 18% 0
1967
S. N. Singh CPM Winner 1,05,784 38% 18,167
R. Singh INC Runner Up 87,617 31% 0
1962
Raghunath Singh INC Winner 1,04,682 40% 45,907
Raghuvira JS Runner Up 58,775 22% 0
1957
Raghunath Singh INC Winner 1,31,087 54% 71,926
Sheomangal Ram IND Runner Up 59,161 25% 0

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