New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah's assets grew over three times in the last seven years, the affidavit filed by BJP chief revealed. Shah filed the affidavit on Saturday while submitting his nomination papers for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat. According to details mentioned in the affidavit, Shah stated that the net worth of his wife and him, as per ITR of 2017-18, stood at Rs 2.84 crore annually. With this, Shah's total annual income is Rs 53.90 lakh while that of Sonalben, it is Rs 2.30 crore. Amit Shah's Wife's Income Grew '16-fold in 5 years': Election Affidavit.
Here it is to be noted that the affidavit states that the movable and immovable properties of Shah and his wife stood at Rs 38.81 crore, up from Rs 11.79 crore in 2012. The affidavit states that the net worth of Rs 38.81 crore included inherited property, both movable and immovable, of Rs 23.45 crore. According to their latest Income Tax Returns (ITR), Shah and his wife have a cumulative income of Rs 2.84 crore. At the time of filing the papers, Shah had Rs 20,633 cash in hand while his wife possessed Rs 72,578. As per the affidavit, Shah and his wife had Rs 27.80 lakh in several savings accounts, and fixed deposits of Rs 9.80 lakh. Shah has further declared that though four criminal cases were pending against him, he has not been convicted in any of them.
However, according to reports, Shah's wife income doubled than more in a year as her 2016-17 ITR placed her annual income at Rs 1.05 crore. Shah's income as per his 2016-17 ITR was Rs 43.68 lakh. Shah's affidavit mentions his sources of income as salary received as Rajya Sabha MP, rent on properties and income from agricultural activity. Hema Malini Has A Net Worth of Rs 101 Crore, BJP MP Files Lok Sabha Election 2019 Affidavit From Mathura. The affidavit further informs that the BJP chief and his wife do not own a car and that, Shah had not pursued his Bachelor of Commerce degree beyond the second year.