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PM Modi's total assets up marginally in FY17, cash in hand sees 67% rise

His total wealth was valued at Rs 1.73 crore in March 2016 against Rs 1.41 crore in March 2015

Nivedita Mookerji  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cash in hand rose 67 per cent in financial year 2016-17 when compared with the amount he had in the previous year. Disclosures made by the government show that the PM had around Rs 1.5 lakh in cash as of March 31, 2017, up from Rs 89,700 in the previous year's filings. The overall worth of his financial assets has gone up to Rs 2 crore in FY17 from Rs 1.73 crore in FY16. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's cash in hand has fallen significantly to Rs 12.18 lakh in the year ended March 2017, from Rs 65.29 lakh in FY16. Among others, External ...


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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 00:00 IST