Value of BSY's assets remains almost same; income dips

There are currently three criminal cases against the BJP state president.

BJP’s chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa’s total income has dipped drastically as per the affidavit submitted by him to the returning officer of Shikaripura Assembly constituency on Thursday.

Yeddyurappa, the party’s candidate from Shikaripura, has declared an annual income of Rs 12,33,313, which is about Rs 3 lakh less than the income he had declared during 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Then, he had declared an annual income of Rs 15,26,828. His affidavit also mentions that his total bank savings are Rs 16,60,174 and fixed deposits Rs 18,08,321.

The former chief minister has declared his total assets at Rs 7 crore of which movable assets are worth Rs 71,300,40. He also owns agricultural land worth Rs 53,74,875, and commercial buildings are worth Rs 68,788,30. He also owns jewellery worth Rs 1.09 crore. His liabilities amount to Rs 2.53 lakh.

In the nominations, he had filed for Lok Sabha elections in 2014, he had declared total assets of Rs 6,97,46,267. In the affidavit furnished along with the nomination he had filed for the Assembly elections in 2013, Yeddyurappa had declared assets worth Rs 5,96,86,750.

There are three criminal cases against the BJP state president and charges include criminal misconduct, criminal breach of trust, cheating, forgery, transfer of land which is a subject matter of acquisition proceedings, criminal conspiracy and undue influence of elections.

Eshwarappa richer

Former deputy chief minister and the BJP nominee from Shivamoga City constituency K S  Eshwarappa has declared assets worth Rs 10.61 crore in the affidavit submitted to the returning officer here on Thursday.

He had declared total assets worth Rs 7.28 crore in the 2013 Assembly polls. His assets have gone up by around Rs 3 crore in a span of five years. As per the affidavit, he has movable assets worth Rs 2.46 crore while his wife Jayalakshmi owns assets worth Rs 3.35 crore. Eshwarappa has immovable assets worth Rs 3.65 crore and his wife has 85 lakh. His annual income is Rs 21,99,600 and that of his wife is Rs 43,14,860.

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