This politician from DMK is richest MLA in Tamil Nadu

This politician from DMK is the richest MLA in Tamil Nadu

Most of the wealthy MLAs belong to the ruling AIADMK party

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Out of the 204 sitting MLAs in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, 157, or 77 per cent, are crorepatis. The average assets per sitting MLA are worth Rs 6.05 crore, according to a report by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

The most number of wealthy MLAs belong to the ruling AIADMK, with 76 of the 109 MLAs (70 per cent) having declared assets worth over Rs 1 crore.

In DMK, 74 of the 86 MLAs (86%) are crorepatis. Five of the seven MLAs of the Indian National Congress, one MLA from IUML and one Independent MLA also have assets over Rs 1 crore.

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Average assets of MLAs belonging to AIADMK are worth Rs 3.49 crore. DMK MLAs' average assets are worth Rs 9.49 crore, while the 7 INC MLAs have average assets of Rs 3.72 crores.

The MLA with the highest assets is DMK's Mohan M K, from the Anna Nagar constituency, with assets to his name worth over Rs 170 crore.

The MLA with the lowest assets is Eswaran S of AIADMK with assets worth over Rs 4 lakhs.

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