#Kolkata: 23 per cent millionaire candidates are in the seventh round of 2021 assembly elections. Not only that, the assets of 5 percent candidates this time are 5 crore or more This information is published in the report of the Association for Democratic Reforms. It is learned that out of 274 candidates in the seventh phase, 65 candidates are millionaires Let’s take a look at the candidates’ assets …
It is seen that the rate of candidates with assets of 5 crore or more is 15.5 percent. Statistics show that 20.6 per cent of the candidates own assets worth Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore. 60.25 per cent candidates owning Rs 50 lakh to Rs 2 crore. 60.26 per cent own property worth Rs 10 lakh to Rs 50 lakh. The rate of candidates with less than 10 lakh assets is 99.35 percent.
Let’s take a look at the calculation of millionaire candidates in groups. The ruling Trinamool Congress has a total of 26 millionaire candidates (72%). The main opposition BJP has 13 millionaire candidates (36%). On the other hand, there are 16 millionaire candidates in the United Front. Out of which National Congress candidates are 11 (56%) CPIM 1 (6%) Non-Independent 6 (6%).
The average per capita wealth of the candidates in the seventh phase is Tk 1,22 crore Zakir Hossain, a Trinamool candidate from Murshidabad’s Jangipur constituency, is among the top three richest candidates in this phase. His total assets amount to Rs 6 crore The other two are heavyweight leaders of the Trinamool Congress Trinamool candidate from Durgapur East Pradeep Majumder is in the second place His assets amount to more than 16 crore rupees Kolkata Port’s Trinamool candidate Firhad Hakim is in the third position His total assets amount to more than Tk 13 crore
Zakir Hossain, a Trinamool candidate from Murshidabad’s Jangipur constituency, topped the list of top three high-income candidates declared in the income tax. Kolkata Port’s Trinamool candidate Firhad Hakim is in second place Farakka’s BJP candidate Hemant Ghosh is in the third place Suresh Prasad, a BSP candidate from Durgapur East, Shiuli Ruidas, a Bahujan Mukti Party candidate from Asansol South and Sanjay Majhi, a Bahujan Mukti Party candidate from Barabani in West Burdwan are among the three candidates with less assets.
Reviewing the average assets of the party in the affidavit, it was found that the average assets of 19 candidates of the National Congress were Rs. The average wealth of the 13 candidates is 8.09 lakh rupees