Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur has declared assets worth Rs 6 crore in his election affidavit submitted here on Wednesday. Thakur is in the fray for a sixth term as the BJP Chief Ministerial candidate.
He will contest from Siraj in Mandi district. His wealth has increased by Rs 3.01 crore in the last five years.
According to the affidavit submitted in 2017, he had assets worth Rs 3.27 crore, which increased to Rs 6.28 crore in just five years.
There is no criminal case registered against the Chief Minister.
His spouse Dr. Sadhna Thakur, a doctor, also owns assets worth many millions. She has gold jewellery worth Rs 17 lakh.
They have two daughters who have assets and deposits.
The Chief Minister owns an Innova car. He has three gold rings worth Rs 3 lakh and one gold chain. He has movable assets of more than Rs 3.96 crore.
There is also a house in his name in Mandi, whose market price is Rs 65 lakh.