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At Rs 84 crore, Himachal CM’s son is richest candidate in this election

HT brings out top 10 richest candidates in the Himachal Pradesh.

HimachalPradeshElection2017 Updated: Oct 24, 2017 12:18 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Shimla
Rs 84 crore,Himachal chief minister,Vikramaditya
Himchal chief minister Virbhadra Singh and son Vikramaditya.(HT File )

As Monday was the last date for filing nominations for the November 9 polls, HT brings out top 10 richest candidates in the state.

Vikramaditya Singh, GS Bali, Anil Sharma, Virbhadra Singh and Rajinder Rana. (HT Photo)

1) Congress’ Vikramaditya Singh has assets totalling Rs 84.32 crore.

Constituency - Shimla Rural

By the way - Son of CM Virbhadra Singh he owns farmland in parts of Himachal.

2) Congress’ GS Bali declared assets worth Rs 47.67 crore.

Constituency - Nagrota Bhawan

By the way- Transport minister in the Virbhadra government, he owns malls, a hotel and a hospital.

3) BJP’s Anil Sharma has assets totalling Rs 37 crore.

Constituency - Mandi

By the way - Son of former Union minister Sukh Ram, he recently quit Congress to join BJP.

4) Congress’ Virbhadra Singh (Himachal Pradesh CM) has declared assets totalling Rs 30.5 crore.

Constituency - Arki

By the way - The six-time CM is scion of former royal family of Bushahr. He is facing disproportionate assets case.

5) Congress’ Rajinder Rana has assets worth Rs 26.7 crore.

Constituency - Sujanpur

By the way - A social worker and a realtor, Rana owns property in Punjab too.

Ashish Butail, Prakash Rana, Maheshwar Singh, Anirudh Singh and Prithvi Vikram Sen. (HT Photo)

6) Congress’ Ashish Butail has assets worth Rs 21 crore.

Constituency - Palampur

By the way - Son of Vidhan Sabha speaker BBL Butail, he owns a tea garden in Palampur

7) Independent candidate Prakash Rana has declared assets totalling Rs 20.8 crore.

Constituency - Jogindernagar

By the way - He has his business in Dubai and owns land in Kharar, Mandi

8) BJP’s Maheshwar Singh declared assets amounting to Rs 18 crore.

Constituency - Kullu

By the way - Scion of Kullu royal family, Singh owns a palace and land in Kullu.

9) Congress’ Anirudh Singh declared assets worth Rs 16.22 crore.

Constituency - Kasumpti

By the way - Anirudh is scion of royal family of Koti. He and his family members have stakes in hotel and education business.

10) Independent candidate Prithvi Vikram Sen declared assets worth Rs 6.85 crore.

Constituency - Kasumpti

By the way - Scion of Junga royal family, Sen is brother-in-law of chief minister Virbhadra Singh. He owns commercial buildings.

First Published: Oct 24, 2017 10:57 IST