Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s son Nishant Kumar is richer than him as far as movable and immovable assets are concerned.
According to details of movable and immovable assets declared by the chief minister and his cabinet ministers on Friday for 2015, Nitish Kumar’s son Nishant has cash and movable/immovable properties worth over rupees two crore, making him over three times richer than his father.
Nitish Kumar has assets including cash, deposits in banks and movable/immovable properties worth Rs 58 lakh in contrast to his son’s properties worth about Rs 2.14 crore comprising deposits in banks and investment.
Nitish Kumar has Rs 40,566 in cash and his son Nishant has Rs 7,034 in cash.
The father has two vehicles also.
Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav, however, has no vehicle. His elder brother and Bihar health minister Tej Pratap has a bike worth Rs 15 lakh and a four wheeler worth Rs 29 lakh.
Tejaswi and Tej Pratap are sons of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad.
Bihar finance minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui has four vehicles.
The chief minister had made it mandatory for himself and his ministers to declare their assets annually by December 31 since 2010.