Devendra Fadnavis declared assets of over Rs 3.86 crore in his election affidavit as he filed his nomination from Nagpur South West assembly constituency on October 4. His affidavit put his immovable assets at 3.78 crores, against Rs 1.81 crore in 2014. The increase was mainly due to a rise in the market value of these properties including land, it said.
It was further declared that the Chief Minister has Rs 17,500 "cash in hand", and bank deposits of Rs 8,29,665, against Rs 1,19,630 in 2014, the affidavit stated. This increase was attributed to the rise in salary and allowances of state legislators. His wife Amruta Fadnavis owns immovable assets worth Rs 99.3 lakh, the affidavit said. She had declared immovable assets of Rs 42.60 lakh in 2014. The value of shares held by the CM's wife increased to Rs 2.33 crore against Rs 1.66 crore last time, the affidavit said. She also has Rs 12,500 cash in hand, and bank deposits worth Rs 3,37,025 against Rs 1,00,881 in 2014.
The Chief Minister mentioned in his nomination papers that there were four private complaints filed against him -- three by Satish Ukey and one by Mohnish Jabalpure. The Supreme Court earlier this week remanded one of the complaints filed bu Ukey to the judicial magistrate for fresh consideration. All these are private complaints (which are not investigated by police unless ordered by a court), and not a single FIR has been registered against Fadnavis, the affidavit said.
Shiv Sena youth leader Aaditya Thackeray on October 3 filed his nomination for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, declaring his total property close to 16 crores in the affidavit. The Shiv Sena youth chief has declared that he has Rs 11.38 crore worth movable assets and Rs 4.67 crore worth immovable assets. As per the affidavit submitted by Aaditya Thackeray, he owns bank deposits worth Rs 10.36 crore, and bond shares Rs 20.39 lakhs. Furthermore, he owns a BMW car worth Rs 6.5 lakh, along with jewellery and other valuables worth Rs. 64.64 lakh. Aaditya Thackeray has stated that he does not have any criminal cases against him.
(With PTI inputs)