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Last Updated: Thursday, September 09, 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 09, 2010, 23:37


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