Punjab polls: AAP’s Kulwant Singh richest candidate in Mohali district


With property value 250 crore, actual property tycoon and former mayor Kulwant Singh, who’s the Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP) candidate from Mohali City, is the richest amongst all these contesting the Punjab meeting elections from the district.

Mohali district includes three meeting segments: Mohali City, Kharar and Dera Bassi. One other actual property baron Ranjit Singh Gill, who’s contesting as a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate from Kharar, has property value 74 crore, whereas realtor NK Sharma, the sitting SAD legislator within the fray from Dera Bassi once more, has property value 22 crore.

Kulwant Singh , in his nomination papers filed on Monday, has declared his spouse and his mixed moveable revenue as 204 crore and immovable revenue as 46 crore. In 2014, when he contested the Lok Sabha elections on the SAD ticket from Fatehgarh Sahib, his declared revenue was 139 crore.

Even because the Janta Land Promoters Restricted (JLPL) proprietor drives a crimson Bentley that prices round 5 crore, he has talked about no automotive however solely two-wheelers amongst his property. Kulwant mentioned the automotive is registered in his firm’s identify, and the two-wheelers talked about within the affidavit are pushed by his kids. His firm has an annual turnover of 1,200 crore.

In 1988, Kulwant had developed a colony in Janta Nagar, Kharar, the primary residential enclave to be permitted in Punjab. In 1995, he expanded his enterprise to Ludhiana. His political journey started when he contested the Mohali municipal committee elections in 1995 and received. He served because the senior vice-president within the MC from 1995 to 2000 and remained the president until 2005.

In 2014, he unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehgarh Sahib and later turned Mohali’s first mayor in 2015. After remaining related to numerous events prior to now and in addition floating his personal Azad Group of independents in municipal elections, he joined the AAP final month.

MLA Balbir Sidhu’s property see 165% rise

Former cupboard minister Balbir Singh Sidhu additionally filed his nomination papers from the Mohali meeting seat, held by him for the previous three phrases, on Monday. The Congress chief declared property value 45 crore, up from 17 crore in 2017.

In accordance with the affidavit, even Sidhu owns no automotive however has a tractor value 2.5 lakh. He has additionally talked about a homicide case registered towards him, during which the CBI gave him a clear chit.

Sidhu has been successful the Mohali seat since 2007, and after the Congress fashioned the federal government in 2017, he was awarded a cupboard berth. A liquor baron, he additionally owns agricultural and industrial properties within the area.

Speaking to media after submitting the nomination, Sidhu mentioned that the Congress is once more going to type the federal government in Punjab. “So far as the Mohali seat is anxious, we’ll win it once more with an enormous margin,” he mentioned. Final 12 months, his youthful brother Amarjeet Singh Sidhu was elected the Mohali mayor.

Deepinder Singh Dhillon, Congress candidate from Dera Bassi, additionally filed his nomination papers on Monday. HE has misplaced the final two elections to SAD’s NK Sharma.

In accordance with Dhillon’s affidavit, he owns property value 17 crore, up from 8 crore in 2017. Among the many moveable property, Dhillon owns three automobiles: Toyota Fortuner (2012 mannequin) value 12 lakh, Toyota Innova ( 2017) value 15 lakh and Nissan Micra (2011) value 2.5 lakh.


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