Average assets of re-contesting Assam lawmakers worth Rs.2.58 crore

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New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The average assets of 99 candidates who are re-contesting the Assam assembly polls are worth Rs.2.58 crore, a survey has revealed.

According to the survey by Assam Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), the assets of Congress legislator Sanjay Raj Subba have witnessed a growth of Rs.11 crore, the highest.

During the 2011 assembly polls, the assets of Subba were worth Rs.2.55 crore while as per the nomination filed for the 2016 polls, his assets stand at Rs.13.86 crore.

In the last five years, the sitting legislator from Naoboicha saw a growth of Rs.11 crore in his assets.

The survey also found that the assets of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi saw a surge of Rs.1 crore.

As per the 2011 nomination, his assets were worth Rs.4.94 crore, while this time, his assets are worth Rs.5.54 crore.

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The assets of Congress leader Rakibul Hussain, the legislator from Samaguri, have witnessed a growth of Rs.2 crore.

According to his nomination for the current assembly polls, his assets are worth Rs.4.38 crore — compared to Rs.2.16 crore during the 2011 polls.

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