Assets of Union ministers in public domain

Last Updated: Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 23:37

New Delhi: A K Antony and Mamata Banerjee are
two members of Union Cabinet who have declared assets of less
than Rs one crore while Minister of State Jyotiraditya Scindia
has assets of nearly Rs 25 crore.

Defence Minister Antony has declared cash of Rs 1.17 lakh
in two bank accounts and has no house, land or jewellery in
his name. His wife, however, owns a house and land worth Rs 15
lakh each and 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery.

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has Rs 3.3 lakh of cash,
jewellery worth 15,000, and security deposits of Rs 3.24 lakh
making total assets of nearly Rs 6.5 lakh.

The details of assets of Union Council of Ministers for
the year 2008-09 were furnished by Prime Minister`s
office in an RTI reply to activist S C Agrawal.

The documents show that while combined worth of assets of
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his wife is nearly Rs 26
crore, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Scindia has
movable and immovable assets of nearly Rs 25 crore. Scindia
also owns a number of ancestral properties.

PTI

New Delhi: A K Antony and Mamata Banerjee are
two members of Union Cabinet who have declared assets of less
than Rs one crore while Minister of State Jyotiraditya Scindia
has assets of nearly Rs 25 crore.

Defence Minister Antony has declared cash of Rs 1.17 lakh
in two bank accounts and has no house, land or jewellery in
his name. His wife, however, owns a house and land worth Rs 15
lakh each and 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery.

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has Rs 3.3 lakh of cash,
jewellery worth 15,000, and security deposits of Rs 3.24 lakh
making total assets of nearly Rs 6.5 lakh.

The details of assets of Union Council of Ministers for
the year 2008-09 were furnished by Prime Minister`s
office in an RTI reply to activist S C Agrawal.

The documents show that while combined worth of assets of
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his wife is nearly Rs 26
crore, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Scindia has
movable and immovable assets of nearly Rs 25 crore. Scindia
also owns a number of ancestral properties.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 23:37

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