Rising Kashmir NewsSrinagar, Feb 13:
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, is among the CMs in India who possess less assets.
Mehbooba holds assets worth Rs 55 lakh while those of other CMs was relatively higher.
An analysis of the affidavits filed by individuals prior to contesting elections to state assemblies and union territories (UTs) of 29 states threw up these facts.
The three CMs with the lowest assets are Manik Sarkar of CPI(M) with Rs 26 lakh, Mamata Banerjee with Rs 30 lakh and Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the president of Peoples Democratic Party.
The analysis further reveals that 55% of the CMs have assets worth Rs 1 crore to Rs 10 crore, with 19% having assets less than a crore.
Chandrababu Naidu, chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, is the richest CM in India possessing assets worth Rs 177 core.
Followed by him are the chief ministers of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu, whose assets are worth Rs 129 crore, and Punjab CM, Amarinder Singh, who has Rs 48 crore.