BJP chief Amit Shah’s assets grow 3 times in 7 years

BJP chief Amit Shah’s assets have grown over three times in the last seven years. This was revealed in the affidavit filed by him on Saturday while submitting his nomination papers for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat.

The Hindu, with reference to PTI reported, ‘movable and immovable properties of Mr. Shah and his wife Sonalben stood at ₹38.81 crore, up from ₹11.79 crore in 2012. They included inherited property, both movable and immovable, of ₹23.45 crore, the affidavit states.’

As per their latest Income Tax Returns (ITR), Shah and his wife have a cumulative income of ₹2.84 crore. Their sources of income as mentioned in the affidavit are, salary received as Rajya Sabha MP, rent on properties and income from the agricultural activity.

The income of Mr. Shah’s wife more than doubled in a year as her 2016-17 ITR placed her annual income at ₹1.05 crore while it is ₹2.30 crore as per the ITR of 2017-18.