Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Wednesday filed her nomination seeking a fresh term in the Vidhan Parishad (upper house) in which she declared assets worth Rs.88 crore, an increase in Rs.36 crore from 2007.
In the 2007 legislative council elections, Mayawati had declared her assets were worth Rs.52 crore. So numerically speaking her financial growth has been at the rate of Rs.1 crore a month.
As per her own admission, Mayawati owns a bungalow built on two adjoining plots (about 39,000 sq. feet) in Delhi's expensive Sardar Patel Marg worth Rs. 54.09 crore, commercial space measuring 34,112 sq. feet worth Rs.15.5 crore in Delhi's Okhla area, besides two commercial spaces in Connaught Place - one measuring 3,628 sq feet (Rs.2.05 crore) and another measuring 4,535 sq. feet (Rs.1.27 crore).
Among her acquisitions was also a mansion in Lucknow's posh Cantonment area worth Rs. 1.79 crore.
Mayawati does not a single vehicle but has 380 carats of diamonds worth Rs.86 lakh, over 1 kg of gold worth nearly Rs.19 lakh, a silver dinner set worth Rs.4.4 lakh and murals worth Rs.15 lakh.
Mayawati has bank deposits to the tune of Rs.11.39 crore and has Rs.12.95 lakh in cash.