Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik took a personal loan of Rs 15 lakh from his sister Geeta Mehta and he is the richest among all the ministers in the Cabinet.
Naveen Patnaik and his cabinet colleagues’ property list for the year 2014-15 have revealed such interesting facts.
While Law Minister Arun Sahu is the poorest amongst his cabinet colleagues with declared property of Rs 3,24,000, Naveen remains the richest person in his cabinet with assets worth around Rs 12 crore.
The property statement of ministers in the official website said that Patnaik did not gain any new asset, either movable and immovable properties, during last fiscal.
His movable property, includes an Ambassador car of 1980 model valued at Rs 17,000, bank deposits of Rs 23.70 lakh and jewellery worth Rs 1.89 lakh.
The Chief Minister has bank deposits worth Rs 23,70,262 in four different banks in Delhi and Odisha, the statement said.
Patnaik has inherited a farmland from his mother Gyan Patnaik measuring 22.7 acres at Tikrikhera village near Faridabad in Haryana. Its current value is estimated at Rs 7.25 crore.
He inherited property (one-third share) at Aurangzeb Road in New Delhi worth Rs 36 crore from his father Biju Patnaik and his two-thirds share from Naveen Nivas in the state capital is valued at Rs 5.70 crore, the statement said.