Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) With declared assets worth Rs 660 crore, Nakul Nath, the Congress nominee from Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara, is the richest candidate in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, according to data revealed by the Association of Democratic Reforms and Election Watch (ADREW). Nakul Nath is the son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
Congress candidate from Mumbai North Central Priya Dutt has a declared income of Rs 13 crore, while Congress candidate from Jabalpur Vivek Tankha has a declared income of Rs 11 crore. According to the ADREW data, 306 candidates in the 4th phase own assets more than Rs 1 crore.
Three candidates in this phase own nothing. While one is from Rajasthan, two are from Maharashtra. All three are contesting as Independents, ADREW said.
Seventy-one constituencies in nine states will be polling in 4th of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections on April 29. As many as 943 candidates will try their luck in this phase.