Dilip Ghosh, the West Bengal BJP President and party’s candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency declared assets worth ₹45.3 6 lacs while filing an affidavit for his nomination for the Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. He declared assets including the movable and immovable assets worth ₹45.36 lacs that are nearly 50% more from that what he declared in 2016 while he was contesting for assembly polls.
The 54-year-old candidate in his affidavit declared over ₹13.3 6 lacs movable assets that have gone up from only ₹35,070 shown in 2016 assembly polls.
The total assets declared include ₹20,000 in cash in hand, ₹11.75 lakh of Bank deposit and ₹1.40 lakh in a LIC policy.
In his affidavit, Dilip Ghosh has mentioned that there are pending criminal cases against him but he has not been convicted for any of the criminal offence.
He has declared his current source of income as ₹21,870 a month as MLA allowance as he was elected from the Kharagpur Sadar Assembly constituency three years ago.
Mr Ghoshhas also mentioned in his affidavit that he inherited agricultural land, valued ₹30 lakh, in Kuliana village in Jhargram district and possesses an 800 sqft residential establishment worth ₹2 lakh in the same village.
In his affidavit, he has declared his overall immovable assets worth ₹29.94 lakh.
West Bengal witnessed the polls in all the five phases. The remaining 17 Lok Sabha seats will go to polls in the remaining two phases on May 12 and May 19. The results will be announced on May 23.