Lok Sabha polls: Tamilisai Soundararajan declares assets worth ₹2.17 crore; TR Baalu ₹17.4 crore

BJP’s R Radikaa and DMDK’s V Vijaya Prabakaran have declared total assets at ₹53.45 crore and ₹17.95 crore respectively.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 26, 2024 | 3:59 PMUpdatedMar 26, 2024 | 3:59 PM

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Virudhunagar candidates actor-politician R Radikaa of the BJP and V Vijaya Prabakaran, son of actor-politician Vijayakanth (DMDK) have declared total assets at ₹53.45 crore and ₹17.95 crore respectively, according to their election affidavits.

Radikaa, who filed her nomination on Monday, 25 March, seeking her electoral fortunes from the southern Lok Sabha constituency, has movable assets valued at ₹27,05,34,014 including cash to the tune of ₹33.01 lakh, 750 grams gold and 5 kg silver ornaments.

The wife of actor-politician R Sarath Kumar, who merged his All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi (AISMK) with the BJP recently, will make a debut this 19 April Lok Sabha election. She is the managing director of Radaan Media Works India Limited.

The immovable property of Radikaa (61) is valued at ₹26,40,00,000 and her total liabilities stand at ₹14.79 crore, as per her affidavit.

Vijaya Prabakaran, a B Arch graduate from the city college in Chennai has ₹2.50 lakh cash, 192 grams gold and 560 grams silver and his movable assets are valued at ₹11,38,04,371.54.

The movable assets of the 33-year-old candidate from Chennai, also making his debut in electoral politics, are valued at ₹6,57,55,000. He has total liabilities at ₹12,80,78,587.

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TR Baalu declares total assets at ₹17.40 crore

DMK treasurer and Parliamentarian TR Baalu, the senior most among the candidates entering the fray for the Lok Sabha poll has declared total assets at ₹17.40 crore, according to his election affidavit.

The Dravidian major’s political warhorse stated that his source of income was salary as an MP besides interest on income and agriculture lands. Baalu (82) seeking re-election from the Sriperumbudur constituency near Chennai, has ₹1,20,000 cash in hand.

His movable assets are worth ₹1,08,79,989.19 while the market value of his immovable property is worth ₹16,31,36,000. He has a net liability of ₹1,46,00,000, his affidavit said.

Former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan contesting from the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha constituency, south of Tamil Nadu, has ₹55,000 cash in hand and has movable assets worth ₹64,03,778.36 while his immovable assets, including inherited property, accounts to ₹6,99,40,155.

The 72-year-old leader, an advocate by profession, has no liabilities, Radhakrishnan declared in his affidavit.

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Union MoS L Murugan

Union Minister of State for Fisheries L Murugan contesting from the Nilgiris (SC) constituency stated that he has 23 criminal cases and a defamation case pending against him, mostly related to violations of the laws during public protests.

However, no chargesheet has been filed and that he was not convicted of any criminal offence.

His assets are worth ₹1,72,45,396 including immovable property valued at ₹69,50,000. Murugan (46) has ₹50,000 cash in hand and his total liabilities are ₹20,00,000, his affidavit stated.

Former Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan (62) who has filed her nomination for the Chennai South constituency has ₹50,000 cash in hand, and ₹2.17 crore worth of assets including ₹1,57,40,286 movable assets.

A medical doctor by profession, Tamilisai has a net liability of ₹58,54,789.

(With PTI inputs)