Actor-turned politician Jaya Bachchan could be the richest politician in the country. She is a member of Samjwadi Party and while filing her nomination for Rajya Sabha, she recently declared that her assets of whopping Rs. 1000 crore. Jaya Bachchan who is married to megastar Amitabh Bachchan declared that they own assets worth Rs. 1000 and as per the report by TOI, it seems like the wealth of the couple have been doubled from around Rs. 500 crore in 2012 to around Rs 1000 crore in 2018.
While other politicians are not that much behind and according to Yahoo, finance news below are the top five richest politicians in the country:
1. Abhishek Singhvi
He is a member of Indian National Congress and MP (Member of Parliament) from Rajasthan who has assets worth Rs 860 crore.
2. Jayadev Galla
He is a Managing Director of Amara Raja Group and member of Telugu Desam Party (TDP). He has declared assests worth Rs 683 crore.
3. Savitri Jindal
She is an MLA of the INC and also a chairperson of the Jindal Group. She has declared assets worth Rs 436 crore.
4. Jagamohan Reddy
He is a YSR Congress MP from Kadapa Constituency and has assets worth Rs 416 crore.
5. Naveen Jindal
He is an Indian industrialist and chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited. He is a former MP of Indian National Congress from Kurukshetra and has asset worth Rs 308 crore.
Anand Singh - Karnataka :- His net worth is about INR 900 Crores in the year 2014, BJP MLA from Vijaynagara constituency in Bellary district of Karnataka, He serves as India's Tourism Secretary.
Abhishek Singhvi - Rajasthan:-member of Indian National Congress party. His net worth is about INR 860 Crores. Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha for the region of Rajasthan.
Chiranjeevi- Andhra Pradesh:- Chiranjeevi’s net asset is estimated to Rs. 89 crore. He entered into politics with Indian National Congress.
Lagadapati Rajagopal-former Lok Sabha MP:- Heis the principal shareholder of Lanco Infratech – a large energy and infrastructure business conglomerate. He quit politics in 2014 after the Telangana bill was passed. His net assets are around Rs. 123 crore.
Jaya Bachchan - India :- Her estimated net worth is INR 400 Crores. The wife of the Mega star Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.Jaya Bachchan, a legend on India's silver screen is an effective member of parliament in Rajya Sabha. She was elected under the Samajwadi Party.