Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his affidavit with the Election Commission on Friday. According to the affidavit, he has assets worth Rs 2.5 crore including a residential plot in Gujarat's Gandhinagar, fixed deposits of Rs 1.27 crore and Rs 38,750 cash in hand.
The prime minister has invested Rs 20,000 in tax saving infra bonds, Rs 7.61 lakh in National Saving Certificate (NSC) and another Rs 1.9 lakh in LIC policies. He has a cash balance of Rs 4,143 in savings bank account. Modi also has four gold rings, weighing 45 grams, valued at Rs 1.13 lakh.
Property details in the affidavit, a mandatory requirement for filing nomination papers, showed that the prime minister possess about 3,531 sq ft plot in Sector-1, Gandhinagar. The affidavit said that the assessed value of the property, which includes a residential unit on the plot, is Rs 1.1 crore.
He has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.41 crore and immovable assets valued at Rs 1.1 crore.
Further, Modi has named Jashodaben as his wife and declared that he has an M.A. degree from Gujarat University in 1983. The affidavit also said he is an arts graduate from Delhi University (1978) and passed SSC exam from Gujarat board in 1967.
While Modi has listed "salary from government" and "interest from bank" as his sources of income, his wife's source of income and occupation is mentioned as "not known".
Modi has declared that he neither has any criminal case pending against him nor has any government dues on him.
In 2014, he had disclosed a total assets of Rs 1.65 crore. This year, he is seeking a second term as prime minister from Varanasi parliamentary constituency.