Karnataka polls: 58 pct candidates crorepatis

Deshpande of Cong has declared the highest assets worth Rs 145.57 crore.

Written by PTI | Bangalore | Published:April 13, 2013 2:12 pm

Out of the affidavits available of 194 candidates — 85 from BJP and 104 from Congress — 113 or 58 per cent candidates were crorepatis.

44 out of 85 or 52 per cent candidates from BJP were crorepatis and 69 out of 109 or 63 per cent candidates from Congress were crorepatis as per their previously submitted affidavits.

Among the 194 candidates from both BJP and Congress,R V Deshpande of Congress from Haliyal constituency has declared the highest assets worth Rs 145.57 crore followed by M Krishnappa from Vijayanagar constituency with assets worth Rs 129.32 crore and N A Haris of Congress from Shantinagar constituency with assets worth Rs 85.34 crore.

The highest asset among the BJP candidates is with N S Nandiesha Reddy from K R Pura constituency worth Rs 36.24 crore,according to the analysis.

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