Homes of heavyweights
Here’s a look at realty investments of politicians
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal owns a pl ot i n Indirapuram in Ghaziabad district and ancestral agricultural land at Shivani village in Haryana’s Karnal district. His wife Sunita owns a 2,244 sq ft apartment (C-901, Sector 78) in Gurgaon, which she bought in 2010 for ` 61 lakh. Its current market value is about ` 1 crore. The information has been declared by the chief minister i n his affidavit filed during the elections.
Manish Sisodia, who holds portfolios of revenue, education, higher education, PWD, urban development in Kejriwal’s cabinet, has a residential property: 350 Varta Lok, Vasundhara in Ghaziabad. Bought in 2001 for around ` 5 lakh, its current value is over ` 40 lakh, say brokers.
For mer Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit owns a 1,570 sq ft apartment in Nizamuddin East, the worth of which has been declared by her to be around ` 98 lakh. Brokers in the area say the property’s current value is over ` 3 crore.