The music maestro and cultural icon of Assam, Bhupen Hazarika is pitted against the AGP nominated candidate Bhrigu Kumae Phukan. Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Dr Bhupen Hazarika, BJP's star candidate is known as the 'Crorepati' politician in Assam which became evident by the declaration of his assets.
Bank Balance, Property & Investments
Rs 20,000 in cash; bank deposits, property, shares and debentures worth Rs 39.53 lakh; bank deposits of Rs 3.47 lakh in HSBC Bank Mumbai, Rs 9500 in HSBC Kolkata, Rs 1 lakh in Shamrao Vithal Cooperative Bank Mumbai, Rs 17,000.19 in State Bank of India Guwahati and Rs 2.87 lakh in HDFC.
Does not own any vehicle or jewellery; has Rs 4 lakh in bonus, debentures and shares in companies; 50 per cent ownership right on a 1240.01 sq m plot of land at Lonavala in Maharashtra valued at Rs 2.5 lakh; 50 per cent ownership right on a 350 sq ft gowdown in Mumbai worth Rs 10 lakh, besides 50 per cent ownership rights on a 1850 sq ft residence-cum-office in Kolkata worth Rs 6 lakh.