Modi lists Rs 2.5 crore worth assets, MA degree

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AFP file photoa

Prime minister Narendra Modi owned assets worth over 2.51 crore but he does not have a car.

The affidavit filed with the Election Commission (EC) along with his nomination papers on Friday in Varanasi by Modi showed movable assets worth Rs 1.41 crore and a piece of land at Gandhinagar in Gujarat worth Rs 1.10 crore.

Modi has cash to the tune of Rs 38, 750 in his bank and a fixed deposit of a little over rs. 1.27 crore.

Modi has invested Rs. 7.61 lakh in the NSS and has LIC policies worth Rs 1.90 lakh, according to the affidavit.

The prime minister has mentioned the name of Jashodaben as his wife but has no knowledge about her income.

Modi had a total income of Rs 9,69,711 in 2013-14, which has increased to Rs 17,92,520 in 2017-18. He said in his affidavit that his sources of income included interest on bank deposit and salary from the government.

Modi declared that he has an M.A. degree from Gujarat University in 1983. The affidavit said he is an arts graduate from Delhi University (1978). He passed SSC exam from Gujarat board in 1967, it said.

His cash balance in a savings bank account is Rs 4,143.

Modi has four gold rings, weighing 45 grams, valued at Rs 1.13 lakh.

Her profession or occupation is also listed as "not known".

Modi has declared that he neither has any criminal case pending against him nor has any government dues on him.

(With inputs from PTI)

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