A report released by the Association for Democratic Reforms-ADR and National Election Watch-NEW on Monday said that Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest chief minister with declared assets of Rs. 177 crore. (“ADR and NEW report says that N.Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest CM”)
According to the reports, eleven chief ministers have criminal cases registered against them and 25 are crorepatis.
The latest report findings say, “Out of the all 31 Chief Ministers analysed from State Assemblies and Union Territories, 11 (35 percent) Chief Ministers have declared criminal cases against themselves.”
According to the report; Maharashtra Chief Minister Fadnavis tops the list with 22 criminal cases, out of which three are serious criminal cases.
While Kerala Chief Minister Vijayan is on the second spot with 11 criminal cases against him followed by Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal is in the third position with 10 criminal cases.
However, as far as the serious criminal cases are concerned, Kejriwal is on number one with four cases.
On personal wealth front, 25 chief ministers out of 31 are crorepatis. Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest chief minister with declared assets of Rs. 177 crore.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu is on the second spot and Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh is on the third place with assets of Rs 129 crore and 48 crores respectively.
The ADR and the NEW prepared the report after analysing the self-sworn affidavits of current Chief Ministers in State Assemblies and Union Territories across the nation.
These are the latest affidavits which were filed by them prior to contesting the elections to the State Assemblies/Union Territories.