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At Rs 88 crore, Rane richest among 7 RS candidates in Maha

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

With assets worth nearly Rs 88 crore, BJP nominee Narayan is the richest among the seven candidates who have filed their nomination papers for the upcoming elections from

For the six RS seats falling vacant, the BJP has fielded four candidates and the one. The NCP and the have renominated their respective sitting MPs.

Apart from Rane, V Murleedharan, Union HRD and State Women Commission have filed their nominations for the March 23 polls as BJP nominees.

The has fielded veteran Kumar Ketkar, while the Sena and the NCP have renominated sitting MPs and Vandana Chavan, respectively.

In an affidavit submitted before the the Election Commission, Rane, the of Swabhiman Paksha, declared total assets worth Rs 87.75 crore.

himself owns movable assets worth Rs 9.68 crore, while his wife owns property worth Rs 18.98 crore, as per the affidavit.

The 65-year-old former chief has also declared that they own diamonds and jewellery worth Rs 6.53 crore. The family has dues worth Rs 28 crore, it said.

The former owns six bungalows worth Rs 18.44 crore, three flats worth Rs 4.11 crore and two commercial properties worth Rs 4.93 crore, as per the affidavit.

He owns agricultural land at eight places with the total area of 56.76 acres. The estimated cost of the land is Rs 3.62 crore. Rane owns 4,17,128 sq ft non-agricultural land valued at Rs 8.19 crore, it said.

The value of his miscellaneous assets mentioned under different heads, including bank deposits, investments and vehicles, stood at around Rs 13.27 crore, as per the affidavit.

Rane, who is making his first attempt to enter the of Parliament, has two cases pending against him, it said.

As per the affidavit, the Konkan strongman is educated up to Class 11 from a night school in

In his poll affidavit, Murleedharan (59) declared assets worth Rs 30 lakh.

Murleedharan has declared individual assets worth Rs 7 lakh, while his wife has assets worth Rs 20 lakh. He has mentioned 14 complaints and criminal cases in the affidavit.

Ketkar (72) has declared total assets worth Rs 2.49 crore, of which movable assets are worth Rs 1,29,46,816.

Ketkar has a liability worth Rs 1,52,000. He owns three flats besides a car, as per his affidavit.

NCP's Chavan (56), a resident of Pune, has shown her total assets at Rs 32,25,610.

Chavan, a by profession, declared a gross movable assets worth Rs 2,27,95,734 in the affidavit while her husband possesses assets worth Rs 4,39,52,200.

Javdekar (67), a commerce graduate from Pune, has declared assets worth Rs 5 crore.

He and his wife have collective liabilities worth Rs 2 crore. The doesn't have any criminal case filed against him, as per his affidavit.

Desai, renominated for a second term by the Sena, has 24 criminal cases registered against him, as per his declaration.

Desai, who has done his LLB from the university, has declared assets worth Rs 6 crore, while his wife has assets worth Rs 8.82 crore.

Rahatkar (52) and her husband collectively own movable assets worth Rs 1.33 crore. Her family also owns immovable assets worth Rs 3.50 crore, according to her affidavit.

Rahatkar, who possesses an MA degree, has four criminal cases against her, it added.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:20 IST