Veteran Congress leader, Kamal Nath took the oath to become the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh today, along with this the 9 time Lok Sabha member also became the richest Chief Minister of the country with a total asset of Rs 206 Crores.
According to the affidavit submitted in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Kamal Nath has movable assets of more than Rs 17 Crores, while he has an immovable property of Rs 189 Crores. Earlier, in the year 2011, he had become the richest cabinet minister.
Kamal Nath surpassed Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in the list.
Naidu has declared assets of Rs 177 Crores.
The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister also waived off farmer loans only hours after swearing for the post.
According to the order, the Madhya Pradesh government waived off the outstanding loans of farmers up to Rs 2 lakhs. The loans must have been availed from nationalised and government banks situated in Madhya Pradesh as short-term crop debt noted by 31 March 2018.