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Bihar Rajya Sabha nominees are all crorepatis

Eminent lawyer Ram Boolchand Jethmalani (RJD) is almost 24 times as rich as his JD (U)’s Ramchandra Prasad Singh, who is the “poorest” of the five, as per details provided in the affidavits filed by them.

patna Updated: Jun 02, 2016 12:42 IST
Rai Atul Krishna
Rai Atul Krishna
Hindustan Times, Patna
Bihar,Patna,Rajya Sabha

It comes as no surprise that all five Rajya Sabha candidates from Bihar are crorepatis. Yet, the most moneyed of them all, eminent lawyer Ram Boolchand Jethmalani (RJD) is almost 24 times as rich as his JD (U)’s Ramchandra Prasad Singh, who is the “poorest” of the five, as per details provided in the affidavits filed by them.

(L-R) Ram Jethmalani, Sharad Yadav, Misa Bharti, Gopal Narayan Singh and Ramchandra Prasad Singh.

01. RAM JETHMALANI, 92 (RJD)

  • Movable assets: Rs 58.82 crore
  • Immovable assets: Rs 6 crore
  • Total assets: Rs 64.82 crore
  • Income return (2014-15): Rs 3.80 crore
  • Pending cases: 0

02. SHARAD YADAV, 68 (JD-U); (self & spouse)

  • Movable assets: Rs 1.28 crore
  • Immovable assets: Rs 6.17 crore
  • Total assets: Rs 7.45 crore
  • Income return (2014-15): Rs 20.77 lakh
  • Pending cases: 0

03. MISA BHARTI, 41 (RJD); (Self, spouse & 2 children)

  • Movable assets: Rs 4.73 crore
  • Immovable assets: Rs 2 crore
  • Total assets: Rs 6.73 crore
  • Income return (2014-15): Rs 27.7 lakh
  • Pending cases: 03

04. GOPAL NARAYAN SINGH, 74 (BJP); (Self & spouse)

  • Movable assets: Rs 2.86 crore
  • Immovable assets: Rs 41.10 crore
  • Total assets: Rs 43.96 crore
  • Income return (2014-15): Rs 19.34 lakh
  • Pending cases: 24

05. RAMCHANDRA PRASAD SINGH, 58 (JD-U); (Self & spouse)

  • Movable assets: Rs 2.68 crore
  • Immovable assets: Rs 4.86 crore
  • Total assets: Rs 2.72 crore
  • Income return (2014-15): Rs 28.46 lakh
  • Pending cases: 0

First Published: Jun 02, 2016 12:42 IST