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Lok Sabha Election-Mizoram: Who is the richest candidate? Get details here

First Published: 29th March, 2024 17:39 IST

Independent candidate Lalhriatrenga Chhangte is the ‘poorest’ among the six candidates as he has only movable assets worth Rs 6.75 lakh.

Sixty-four-year-old Congress candidate Lalbiakzama, a former Mizoram Police Service (MPS) officer who is contesting the Lok Sabha election for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram is the richest candidate.

Lalbiakzama is the richest among six candidates, as per affidavits filed by them.

Lalbiakzama has declared total assets worth over Rs 3.84 crore as per the affidavit he filed before the Returning Officer.

Lalbiakzama has movable assets worth Rs 1 crore, while his immovable assets (acquired one agricultural land and two non-agricultural lands) are worth Rs 2.80 crore.

His wife Laldingliani has movable assets worth just Rs 4,790 and his three dependents altogether have only movable assets valued at Rs 7.41 lakh.

Lalbiakzama, a resident of Aizawl’s Model Veng, has Rs 10,000 in cash, while his wife has Rs 3,500 and his three dependents all together have Rs 3,500.

His total deposits in two bank accounts are over Rs 23.5 lakh and his spouse and dependents’s bank deposits are Rs 1 lakh as declared in the affidavit.

Lalbiakzama retired as Mizoram Home Secretary in February 2020 and his source of income is pension benefits.

Mizo National Front (MNF) candidate K Vanlalvena, 54, is the second richest candidate with declared total assets worth Rs 1.82 crore.

ZPM nominee Richard Vanlalhmangaiha (46) is the third richest and he has Rs 97.74 lakh worth of movable assets and Rs 70 lakh worth of immovable assets. His declared total assets are worth over Rs 1.67 crore.

Independent candidate Lalhriatrenga Chhangte is the ‘poorest’ among the six candidates as he has only movable assets worth Rs 6.75 lakh. Chhangte (59), who has only movable assets worth Rs 6.75 lakh, declared the movable assets of his wife and two dependents are worth Rs 1.73 lakh and that of their immovable assets to be worth Rs 1.9 crore.

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