In 5th phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2014 polls on April 17, 122 constituencies will go to polls. According to Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) 465 crorepati candidates will be contesting. We take a look at the top three candidates with highest assets in 6th Phase:
Nandan Nilekani: Former chairman of Unique Identification authority of India (Aadhar) is topping the list of flushest candidates with Rs 7,710 crore. The co-founder of Infosys is contesting from Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat. Nilekani who will be contesting on Indian National Congress ticket has a total annual income of Rs 168 crore per annum.
Anil Kumar Sharma: He is second on the list with assets worth Rs 849 crore. Chairman cum Managing Director of Amarapali Group of Companies will be fighting for Lok Sabha seat from Jehanabad constituency of Bihar on a Janta Dal (United) ticket and has an income of Rs 10.36 crore.
R Prabhakara Reddy: The Janta Dal (Secular) candidate declared his assets worth Rs 224 crore. He will be contesting from Bangalore Rural constituency of Karnataka and has a yearly income of Rs 3.9 crore. Reedy has liabilities worth Rs 222 crore.
29 candidates contesting in 6th Phase have declared their assets worth more than Rs 50 crore while 14 candidates have declared their assets as zero.