Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa owns movable and immovable property worth over Rs.113.73 crore, as per the affidavit filed along with her nomination for the May 16 assembly elections, a decline of Rs.3.4 crore compared to the value of her assets declared while contesting the bypoll last year.
However over a five year period, Jayalalithaa’s asset value has seen a five-fold growth.
According to the affidavit filed on Monday with her nomination papers for the Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency, Jayalalithaa owns movable assets worth Rs.41.63 crore and immovable assets Rs.72.09 crore.
She said that as gold articles weighing 21,280.300 grams has been seized by police and are lying in the Karnataka treasury and not in her possession, their exact value could not be ascertained.
Her total liabilities is around Rs.2.04 crore.
During the 2011 assembly elections Jayalalithaa had declared a total assets worth Rs.51.4 crore.
On the other hand, DMK leader M.Karunanidhi who is contesting from Tiruvarur constituency, has declared assets worth around Rs.63 crore – including assets owned by his two wives – which is an an increase of about 54 percent as compared to asset value declared by him for the 2011 assembly elections.