Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa owns movable and immovable property worth over Rs113.73 crore, as per the affidavit filed along with her nomination for the May 16 assembly elections, a decline of Rs 3.4 crore compared to value of assets declared while contesting the last year’s bypolls.
However, Jayalalithaa’s assets value has witnessed a two-fold growth over a five year period.
According to the affidavit filed on Monday, with her nomination papers for the Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency, Jayalalithaa owns movable assets worth Rs 41.63 crore and immovable assets Rs 72.09 crore.
She said that as gold articles weighing 21,280.300 grams has been seized by police and are lying in the Karnataka treasury and not in her possession, their exact value could not be ascertained.
Her total liabilities are around Rs 2.04 crore.
During the 2011 assembly elections, Jayalalithaa had declared assets worth Rs 51.4 crore.
DMK leader M Karunanidhi who is contesting from Tiruvarur constituency, has declared assets worth around Rs 63 crore - including assets owned by his two wives - which is an an increase of about 54% compared to assets declared by him for the 2011 assembly elections.