Most MPs' assets undeclared: RTI query
Most MPs\' Assets Undeclared: RTI Query. Over 400 incumbent Lok Sabha members including Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Lal Krishna Advani and Rajnath Singh have not yet declared their assets and liability details, according to an RTI reply.
New Delhi: Over 400 incumbent Lok Sabha members including Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Lal Krishna Advani and Rajnath Singh have not yet declared their assets and liability details, according to an RTI reply.
Lok Sabha Secretariat said in an RTI query said the assets details of 401 members of Lok Sabha are still awaited. According to the Members of the Lok Sabha Declaration of Assets Rules 2004, a member is supposed to declare his assets within 90 days of taking oath.
The Lok Sabha MPs who have not yet submitted the assets and liability details include Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj, Uma Bharti, Nitin Gadkari, and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav. Lok Sabha Secretariat said no communication in this regard was sent to the members until September 26, when the RTI was received.
According to the RTI reply, there are 209 BJP MPs who have not yet submitted their details. There are 31 members from Congress, 27 from TMC, 18 frm BJD, 15 from Shiv Sena, 14 from TDP, 9 from AIADMK and 8 from TRS.
7 members are from YSR Congress, 6 from Lok Janshakti Party and 4 from NCP, CPI (M) and SP each, 3 members from Akali Dal, RJD, and AAP each, and 2 each from JD(U) and Apna Dal.
Action against the members who have not submitted their asset details are taken under the Assets and Liability Declaration Rules 2004, Provisions 5 and 6, and the Representation of the People Act 1951, Section 75 (A).
Other MPs who have not yet submitted their details include Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, Radha Mohan Singh, Anant Geete, Anant Kumar, Ramvilas Paswan, Capt Amarinder Singh, Veerappa Moily, Mehbooba Mufti, Upendra Kushwaha, Kiren Rijiju and Supriya Sule.
The members also include Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Former Prime Minister HD Devegowda, Kalyan Banerjee, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Arjun Charan Sethi.
Yogi Adityanath, SS Ahluwalia, Meenakshi Lekhi, Vinod Khanna, Kirron Kher, Hema Malini, Paresh Rawal, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', Jayant Sinha, Poonam Mahajan, Udit Raj, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Kalraj Mishra, Vishnu Dev Say and Tariq Anwar are some other members who have not submitted the details.
The list also includes TMC's Sudeep Bandhyopadhyay, Kalyan Bannerjee, Ratna De, Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi, BJD's Pinaki Mishra, LJP's Chirag Paswan, and Apna Dal's Anupriya Patel.
Mulayam Singh Yadav's kin, namely, Akshay Yadav, Dharmendra Yadav, Dimple Yadav feature in the list. The list includes Congress' KC Venugopal, Anto Antony, KH Muniyappa, Ranjit Ranjan, Mousam Noor, Sushmita Dev, Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party'S Upendra Kushwaha, BJD's Brithari Mahtab, AAP's Bhagwant Maan, LJP's Ramchandra Paswan, RSP's NK Premchandran, PMK's Anbumani Ramdoss, RJD's Pappu Yadav and Raju Shetty.
PDP's Muzaffar Hussain Beg, AIUDF's Badrudin Ajmal,IUML's E Ahmed, TMC's Shishir Kumar Adhikari, Dinesh Trivedi, Prasoon Bannerji, Shatabdi Rai, Kakoli Gosh Dastidar and BJD's Kalikesh Narayan Singh.
BJP's Babul Supriyo, Jitendra Singh, Kirti Azad, Ramesh Bidhuri, Rama Devi, Ajay Nishad, Sanjay Jaiswal, Ramtahel Chaudhary, Manoj Tiwari, Ramkripal Yadav, Colonel
Sonaram, Bandaru Dattatreya, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Kariya Munda, Jagdambika Pal, CPI (M)'s PK Biju, Jitendra Chaudhary, RJD's Tasleemuddin, Dharamvir Gandhi (AAP) are other leaders who have not submitted their assets details.