Chandrababu Naidu is richest CM, Manik Sarkar poorest: Report
NEW DELHI: With assets worth Rs 177 crore, Chandrababu Naidu, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, is the richest CM in the country. Giving him company in this exclusive club, are the chief ministers of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu, whose assets are worth Rs 129 crore, and Punjab CM, Amarinder Singh, who has Rs 48 crore to his name.
An analysis of the self sworn affidavits filed by chief ministers of 29 states and two Union Territories throws up interesting facts. Like Mamata Banerjee,CM of West Bengal, has declared assets worth Rs 30 lakh only, with no immovable assets.
7% have assets worth Rs 100 crore and above. Education wise, the CMs have a consistent record, with 39% being graduates and another 32% being professionals. A significant 16% are post graduates and 10% have passed high school. One CM, P K Chamling of Sikkim, is a doctorate.