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Assets of 71 MPs increased by 286 percent since 2009, BJP MP Jigjinagi’s wealth increased 40 times in 10 years

New Delhi : The assets of the 71 MPs re-elected to the Lok Sabha between 2009 and 2019 grew by an average of 286 per cent. The biggest increase was in the assets of BJP’s Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi. This information was given in a report released on Friday by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

According to this report, Jigjinagi had assets of around Rs 1.18 crore in 2009, which increased to Rs 8.94 crore in 2014 and Rs 50.41 crore in 2019. His wealth increased by 4,189 per cent during this period. His wealth has increased more than 40 times.

ADR gave this information citing the affidavits submitted by the BJP leader during the Lok Sabha elections in the respective years. Jigajinagi, who was elected to the Lok Sabha for the sixth consecutive term in the year 2019, was the Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation from July 2016 to May 2019 during the previous government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has been elected from Bijapur in Karnataka.

According to this report by ADR-National Election Watch, another BJP MP from Karnataka, PC Mohan, is second in the list of top 10 MPs whose assets increased the most between 2009 and 2019.

Mohan, who was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 2019 from the Bangalore Central constituency, had declared assets worth around Rs 5.37 crore in the 2009 parliamentary election. This figure has increased to Rs 75.55 crore in ten years, which means it has increased by 1306 percent.

According to this report, the assets of BJP MP Varun Gandhi, who was elected for the third consecutive time in the last Lok Sabha election from Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, increased from Rs 4.92 crore in 2009 to Rs 60.32 crore in 2019.

According to this report, the assets of Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal increased from Rs 60.31 crore in 2009 to Rs 217.99 crore in 2019. His wealth increased by 261 per cent during this period.

“The assets of Nationalist Congress Party’s Supriya Sadanand Sule from Baramati increased by 173 per cent from Rs 51.53 crore in 2009 to Rs 140.88 crore in 2019,” the report said. 6.15 crore was Rs.

The report pegs the average increase in his wealth from 2009 to 2019 at Rs 17.59 crore, showing an increase of 286 per cent.

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