Assam PWD minister has more assets than CM Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has less assets than his Cabinet colleague Ajanta Neog, going by the details of their property put up on the official website.

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun
Gogoi has less assets than his Cabinet colleague Ajanta Neog,
going by the details of their property put up on the official
website.

The assets of Gogoi and some of his ministerial
colleagues were put up in the government`s portal today.

Gogoi has declared the value of his property to be
Rs 54 lakh which include two residential plots and a building
here and a flat in New Delhi.

According to the website, the chief minister has a
total liability of more than Rs 18 lakh.

PWD minister Ajanta Neog has property of Rs 66 lakh,
while Social Welfare Minister Akon Bora has assets worth Rs
19 lakh.

While the income statements were uploaded in the
official website, there was no clear picture of the total
income and expenditures of many of the ministers.

When contacted, a government spokesman said the
website will be updated soon and only then a clear picture
will emerge.

Other ministers have not disclosed their assets, while
some of them have shown item-wise fractional display of
properties and liabilities.

The assets of prominent ministers like Cultural
Affairs Minister Bharat Chandra Narah, Transport Minister
Chandan Brahma and Education Minister Gautam Bora and Labour
and Employment Minister Prithvi Majhi were not available in
the website.

PTI

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