Gautam Gambhir. (Photo: ANI)
Gautam Gambhir. (Photo: ANI)

Gautam Gambhir richest among Lok Sabha candidates in Delhi

  • His wife Natasha Gambhir showed an income of 6.15 lakh in the IT returns filed during the same period
  • Gambhir has shown an income of nearly 12.40 crore in the income tax returns filed for 2017-18

NEW DELHI : Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is the richest among all the candidates in fray for the Lok Sabha election in Delhi with total assets worth 147 core.

The cricketer-turned-politician, who will be making his electoral debut from East Delhi, has shown an income of nearly 12.40 crore in the income tax returns filed for 2017-18. His wife Natasha Gambhir showed an income of 6.15 lakh in the IT returns filed during the same period.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has a total of movable and immovable assets worth over 24 crore, an increase of over 4.33 crore from 2014, according to his poll affidavit.

He has shown an income of 48.03 lakh in the income tax return for 2017-18 while in the affidavit filed in 2014, he had declared an income of over 85 lakh.

BJP MP from South Delhi Ramesh Bidhuri has movable and immovable assets worth 18 crore, an increase of close to 3.5 crore in the last five years, according to his affidavit.

Bidhuri, his wife and dependent Himanshu have shown an income of over 16.72 lakh, 3.09 lakh and 3.18 lakh respectively in the IT returns filed in 2017-18.

The 57-year-old leader, who is pitted against debutants Vijender Singh from Congress and Aam Aadmi Party's Raghav Chadha for the South Delhi seat, declared movable assets worth over 1.37 crore while his wife has cash and jewellery worth over 13.21 lakh.

He has declared immovable assets worth 11.80 crore while his wife has properties worth 4.57 crore.

He has shown liabilities of over 20.38 lakh. He completed his graduation from the Delhi University's Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and LLB from Chaudhary Charan Singh University from Meerut.

Congress candidate for South Delhi Vijender Singh has declared movable and immovable assets worth 3.57 crore and 5.05 crore respectively.

Former chief minister and Congress candidate Sheila Dikshit, who filed her nomination from the North-East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, declared personal assets worth over 4.92 crore.

According to an affidavit filed by Dikshit, the 81-year-old Congress veteran has an apartment in Nizamuddin area which has a market value of around 1.88 crore.

Former Indian opener Gambhir (37) has declared immovable and movable assets worth over 147 crore.

He has a criminal case of cheating pending against him.

He declared movable assets estimated to be worth over 116 crore and immovable assets worth 28 crore and liabilities nearly 34.20 crore in his poll affidavit.

He completed his schooling from Modern School, Barakhamba Road and did his graduation from Delhi University's Hindu College.

BJP candidates Meenakshi Lekhi and Hans Raj Hans also filed their nominations from New Delhi and North West constituencies respectively.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

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