Bappi Lahiri, Rides on Rs.12 crore, to Contest as BJP Candidate

Bollywood music composer Bappi Lahiri contesting as the BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from West Bengal’s Srirampur, has declared assets worth Rs.12 crore.

Known for his flamboyant display of gold chains, Bappi Lahiri declared in his affidavit that he possesses 754 grams of gold jewellery worth around Rs.17 lakh and 4.62 kg of silver valued at over Rs.2 lakh.

His wife Chitrani owns 3.2 carat diamonds worth over Rs.4 lakh, 967 grams of gold ornaments worth over Rs.20 lakh and 8.9 kg of silver valued at over Rs.3 lakhs.

Lahiri’s total moveable assets are valued at Rs.29,394,661, including bank deposits of Rs.9.7 lanks and he has shown that he had spent Rs.9,835,000 in purchasing his five cars, including a BMW and an Audi.

His immoveable assets include a flat and five acres of agricultural land, all valued at Rs.9 crore, while his wife has Rs.5 crore worth of immoveable assets.

Lahiri’s liabilities or bank loans are at Rs.1.17 crore, while he has given loans worth Rs.15,593,797 to others.

Though Bappi Lahiri was not even a matriculate, he has become a music maestro ruling the Bollywood in the 1980s onwards earning Rs.3,263,960 for one year in 2012-13. However, Bappi Lahiri was never accused of any offence. (IANS)

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