*Picture by Ratan Lal shows(Right to Left) BJP candidate Mahesh Poddar,Chief Minister Raghubar Das,BJP candidate Mukhtar Abbas Navi and BJP state unit president Tala Marandi.

Among the three candidates who had filed nomination papers for two Rajya Sabha seats,the richest is Mahesh Poddar.

Poddar,BJP’s candidate,owns a property worth Rs 19.63 crore.He and his wife have jewelleries worth Rs 31 lakh and Rs 24 lakh respectively.

More,Poddar owns 5.49 acres of land at Mahilong village in Ranchi worth Rs 2.75 crore,inaddition to a cash sum of Rs 2.45 lakh,Bond of Rs 8.12 crore and Rs 34.39 lakh in NSS,Postal Savings and his wife has a cash sum of Rs 4.30 lakh.

The BJP’s another candidate Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and his wife who own a cash sum of Rs 25,000 and Rs 12,000 respectively,stands at number three.

His wife has jewellery worth Rs 5.22 lakh.While his PPF account has Rs 26.37 lakh,his wife’s PPF account has Rs 26.37 lakh.At Star City Mall Mayur Vihar in Delhi,he has a shop worth Rs 1.75 crore.

The JMM candidate Basant Soren,son of its chief Shibu Soren,and his wife stand at number two among the three candidates,owns jewelleries -3.65 KG gold and 11.22 KG silver.He has a cash sum of Rs 30.52 crore and a bank deposit o Rs 3.93 lakh,in addition to a car-I120 and a pistol of Rs 1.52 lakh.

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