Haryana CM-designate was 'agriculturist' by profession

Manohar Lal Khattar, who has been chosen by BJP to be its first Chief Minister of Haryana, is an "agriculturist" by profession, states his affidavit filed before the Assembly election.

PTI| Updated: Oct 26, 2014, 07:13 AM IST

Chandigarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, who has been chosen by BJP to be its first Chief Minister of Haryana, is an "agriculturist" by profession, states his affidavit filed before the Assembly election.

The 60-year-old chief minister-designate has also done 'tuition work' besides being an agriculturist.

Khattar, a first-time MLA has declared owning 20 kanal of agricultural land at Binyani village in Rohtak district of Haryana. This land, which is inherited one, is worth Rs 50 lakh, says the affidavit.

He does not possess any non-agricultural land or commercial property and has a 800-square feet residential house in village Binyani and its current market value of Rs three lakh, it said.

The non-Jat minister with active RSS background has declared his total income of Rs 2.73 lakh for the financial year 2013-14.

Not facing any criminal case, Khattar has shown his movable assets and immovable of Rs 8.29 lakh and Rs 53 lakh respectively.

Out of movable assets, Khattar declared bank deposits of Rs 2.29 lakh and personal loans of Rs 5 lakh.

He does not own any vehicle and has no investments in shares or debentures, the affidavit says.

Khattar, a bachelor, who once wanted to become a doctor, has shown his educational qualification as a graduate from Delhi University.

Khattar won the Karnal seat with a margin of 63,736 votes.