Sukbhir Singh Badal (SAD) has the highest annual income at Rs 4.58 crores. He is followed by Parkash Singh Badal (SAD) at 2.00 crores.
The list of candidates analysed by the Punjab Election Watch for the forthcoming assembly elections also shows that a total of 92 candidates (23%) out of 408 candidates analyzed by the Punjab Election Watch for Punjab Assembly Elections have declared that they have never filed income tax returns.
While Sukbhir Singh Badal is the richest, Rana Gurjit Singh (INC) at 1.59
crores, Kewal Singh Dhillon (INC) at 1.53 crores and Deep Malhotra (SAD) at 1.10 crores as per their last filed income tax returns are on the third and fourth positions.
Out of the 92 candidates analyzed who have never filed IT returns, INC has 15, SAD has 11, PPP has 20 and BSP has 27. The top three candidates with maximum assets who have never filed their IT returns are Karan Kaur of INC contesting from Muktsar with total assets of Rs 128 crore, followed by
Ramanjit Singh Sikki of INC contesting from Khadoor Sahib and Gurpartap Singh Wadala of SAD contesting from Nakodar have total assets worth Rs 20.12 crore and Rs 13.71 crore respectively.
47 (12%) candidates do not have a PAN number of which 5 are from INC, 5 fromSAD, 7 from PPP and 18 from BSP. The top three candidates with maximum assets but not declared their PAN card details are Gurpartap Singh Wadala of SAD contesting from Nakodar with total assets of Rs 13.71
crore, followed by Brahm Mohindra of INC contesting from Patiala Rural and Sikander Singh an independent candidate contesting from Rampura Phul have total assets of Rs 6.49.
99 (36%) candidates out of the 278 candidates analyzed have declared that they have never filed ITR. For BSP 31 (44%) out of 70 candidates, UKD (P) 24 (55%) out of 44 candidates, BJP 20 (29%) out of 70 candidates and INC 10 (14%) out of 70 candidates, have declared that they have never filed ITR.
42 out of 278 candidates analyzed (15%) who are contesting in Uttarakhand 2012 Assembly Elections have not declared their PAN card details. Out of the 42 candidates who have not declared their PAN details, 6 candidates are Crorepati.
Out of 278 candidates analyzed, 99 candidates (36%) have declared that they have not filed their ITR. Among them, Shahjad of BSP has the highest assets of approximately 6.52 crore followed by Kaleem of BJP with assets worth around 3.15 crores.