Published by: Subhajit Mandal | Posted: April 24, 2021 1:02 pm | Updated: April 24, 2021 1:02 pm Staff Reporter: Out of 263 candidates in the eighth round of elections, 55 candidates are millionaires. This time the state assembly elections are being held in eight phases. The eighth round of state elections is on April 29. There are 35 center votes in the eighth phase. There are candidates from Trinamool (TMC), BJP United Front and other parties in 35 centers. Election Watch on Friday submitted a report based on the information mentioned in the affidavits submitted by the candidates to the Election Commission at the Kolkata Press Club. In this report, the wealth and education of the candidates are given as all these. According to the report of Election Watch, 55 candidates in the last round are millionaires. Out of 35 Trinamool candidates, 26 are millionaires. The BJP has 12 members. There are five candidates from the Congress and one from the CPIM. BSP, SUCI and non-party candidates are also on the list of millionaires. The BJP has the richest candidate in the last phase. Tapaskumar Yadav alias Anand Yadav, a BJP candidate from Nalhati in Birbhum, is the richest candidate. His property is more than 34 crore 70 lakh rupees. The candidate himself has stated the amount of this property with an affidavit in the Election Commission. The BJP candidate is followed by Vivek Gupta, a Trinamool candidate from North Kolkata’s Jorasanko constituency. The affidavit shows the amount of his property is around Tk 32 crore. Hansan’s grassroots candidate Dr. is at number three in the list of millionaires in the eighth phase. Ashok Kumar Chatterjee. His assets amount to more than 14 crore rupees.
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Trinamool candidates Nayana Banerjee, Paresh Pal and Swarnakamal Sahar have tripled their assets in the last five years. Chowrangi’s Trinamool candidate Nayana Bandyopadhyay showed her assets in the 2016 assembly elections at around Rs 2 crore. In these five years, his property has increased to seven crore rupees. In the last assembly elections, Antalya’s grassroots candidate Swarnakamal Saha had assets worth Rs 6 crore. This time in the affidavit of the Election Commission, his property has been shown as Tk 10 crore. In five years, the property has increased by about three crore rupees. In 2016, the ruling party’s candidate Paresh Pal’s property in Beleghata was worth one crore rupees. Now it has increased to four crore rupees. Sangbad Pratidin News App: Download to get the latest updates of news Like to stay in the daily news Like on Facebook and follow on Twitter. Get updates on all news LikeDownload News every day