Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said that Sarbananda Sonowal , Chief Minister of Assam and 8 out of 11 members of Sonowal’s cabinet are crorepatis while one of them has criminal cases against him.
Naba Kumar Doley of BJP from Dhakuakhana constituency has declared in his affidavit criminal cases against himself , that are related to giving false evidence and forging false evidence.
Among all the ministers, Doley is also the richest with total assets (declared) of Rs 7.30 crore.
Himanta Biswa Sarma of the BJP has assests of (Rs.6.30 crore) and Rihon Daimari of Bodoland People’s Front (more than Rs.3.02 crore).
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As per the ADR report, average assets of the 11 ministers are Rs 2.67 crores.
Sonowal is at the seventh position in assets of around Rs 1.85 crore and holds a liability of over Rs 2 lakh.
Among the total 9 crorepati who are ministers, 5 are from the Bharatiya Janata Party, 2 from Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and 2 from BPF.