Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa declares assets worth Rs 117.13 crore


Chennai, June 7: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has declared that she has total assets worth Rs 117.13 crore.

She declared her assets while filing nominations for the June 27 bypoll to Radhakrishnan Nagar assembly constituency.

While contesting from Srirangam constituency in May, 2011 assembly elections, she had declared assets of Rs 51.40 crore. As per the affidavit she filed on Friday along with the nominations for the bypoll, Ms Jayalalithaa has total assets of Rs 117.13 crore, which include Rs 45.04 crore of movable assets and Rs. 72.09 crore of immovable assets.

The 24,000 square foot Poes Garden residence ‘Veda Nilayam’ is valued at Rs 43.96 crore. Ms Jayalalithaa and her mother had purchased it for Rs 1.32 lakh in July 1967, the affidavit said.

Besides residential property, she owns four commercial buildings, including one in Poes Garden and in Hyderabad, totally valued at Rs 1,33,470,990, it said.

The AIADMK supremo also owns agricultural land in Hyderabad valued at Rs 14,44,37,300 spread across 14.50 acres, the affidavit said. Ms Jayalalithaa said she owns nine vehicles currently valued at Rs 42.25 lakh.

Referring to her jewellery, Ms Jayalalithaa said the exact value of 21,280.300 grams could not be ascertained as they were seized by authorities and were now lying with Karnataka government treasury.

The jewellery is in Karnataka’s custody in connection with the disproportionate assets case.The Chief Minister also declared that she has 1,250 kg of silver articles valued at Rs 3,12,50,000.

The Chief Minister also declared that she has 1,250 kg of silver articles valued at Rs 3,12,50,000.Ms Jayalalithaa had also made investments in five enterprises as a ‘partner’, including Kodanad Estate and Shri Jaya Publications, totalling Rs 31,68,82,808. For fiscal 2013-14, Ms Jayalalithaa had declared total income of Rs 33,22,730, the affidavit said.
Details of the affidavit filed by the Chief Minister was uploaded on saturday at the Election Commission website.



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