Rajnath Singh declares assets before elections

Rajnath Singh

Lucknow: Outgoing Lucknow MP and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh  filed his nomination papers for the third time from the Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency, once represented by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. According to the affidavit filed at the time of nomination, the Union minister does not own any vehicle but owns a revolver (purchase price Rs 10,000) and a double-barreled gun (purchase price Rs 10,000). There are no criminal cases pending against him.

Rajnath Singh has movable assets worth over Rs 3.11 crore. His wife has movable assets worth Rs 90.71 lakh, besides 750 grams of gold worth Rs 52.50 lakh and 12.50 kg of silver worth over Rs 9.37 lakh.

According to the affidavit, Rajnath Singh has Rs 75,000 in cash and his wife has Rs 45,000 in cash. The total value of movable assets of Rajnath Singh and his wife is over Rs 4.02 crore. Singh owns agricultural land worth Rs 1.47 crore in five villages of Chandauli district, immovable property in the form of a house worth Rs 1.87 crore in Gomti Nagar area of ​​Lucknow and his wife does not own any immovable property. He is an active user of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, X and YouTube and also has a website.

No liabilities on Union Minister

According to the election affidavit, Rajnath Singh has no liabilities. Singh did his MSc from Gorakhpur University in 1971. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Singh defeated Samajwadi Party’s Poonam Sinha and Congress candidate Rita Bahuguna Joshi in 2014. Before contesting his first election from Lucknow in 2014, Singh won the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in 2009. As part of the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, voting will be held in Lucknow on May 20, from where the Samajwadi Party has fielded Ravidas Mehrotra (MLA from Lucknow Central).


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