BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent from Rs 30.29 lakh declared in 2016, when he contested the Assembly polls.
According to his latest affidavit, submitted as part of nomination filing process for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the 54-year-old candidate declared over Rs 13.36 lakh movable assets, which has gone up from only Rs 35,070 shown in 2016.
His movable assets include Rs 20,000 cash in hand, bank deposits worth over Rs 11.75 lakh and an LIC policy of Rs 1.40 lakh.
Mr Ghosh, who was elected from Kharagpur Sadar Assembly constituency three years ago, has declared his current source of income as Rs 21,870 a month as MLA allowance.
Mr Ghosh has also shown that he inherited agricultural land, valued Rs 30 lakh, in Kuliana village in Jhargram district and possesses a 800 sqft residential establishment worth Rs 2 lakh in the same village.
During the last assembly elections in the state, he had declared overall immovable assets worth Rs 29.94 lakh.
The BJP's senior leader has also declared that there are pending criminal against him, but he has not been convicted for any criminal offence.
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