Zee Media Bureau
Shimoga: Ahead of the May 5 Karnataka Assembly Elections, Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa declared his assets worth Rs 4.8 crore, while his wife, Jayalakshmi, owns assets worth Rs 2.47 crore.
During filing the nomination papers, in the affidavit, the BJP candidate from Shimoga constituency declared total assets are worth Rs 4,80,72,833, including movable and immovable properties.
As per the affidavit, Eshwarappa declared that his movable properties are worth Rs 1,58,22,833 (including Rs 40,06,629 bank deposits, gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 6.5 lakh and Rs 50,000 cash).
His immovable properties are worth Rs 3,22,50,00, including 1.31 acre land worth Rs 4,53,000 at Nidige village in Shimoga taluk.
Eshwarappa also declared in the affidavit that he has four criminal cases pending and has a private complaint at the Lokayukta court.
Another case was filed against him for making inflammatory speech at a programme held in the city recently.
Futher Eshwarappa declared that His wife Jayalakshmi has movable assets worth Rs 1,84,96,128.
Eshwarappa has Rs 1,09,16,210 in the form of insurance bonds and posses loan of Rs 74,41,073 from various sources.
The former state president of the BJP also owns a non-agricultural land and commercial buildings, including apartments in Shimoga and the present market value of which is Rs 67,50,000 and Rs 2,45,00,000 respectively.