PDP’s Srinagar candidate has no assets, doesn’t file IT return

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Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 26: PDP candidate from Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, Aga Syed Mohsin has no assets, both movable or immovable at all either on his own or family’s name and no liabilities while Congress candidate on Jammu-Poonch constituency, Raman Bhalla and his wife Indra Bhalla owed nearly Rs 68 lakh loans to banks and other financial institutions, the mandatory affidavits filed by the candidates at the time of filling up of nomination forms, revealed.
Mohsin, who has shown his profession as religious and political leader, hasn’t filed any Income Tax return so far. Though he possessed PAN card, his wife even doesn’t have that.
Mohsin has marked Nil against all columns seeking information of movable, immovable, self acquired, inherited assets, liabilities etc.
His qualification is Molvi through Howzeh Hemia Jamia Babul-Ilm (College of Oriental Learning), affiliated with University of Kashmir.
Raman Bhalla, former Minister and two-time MLA from Gandhi Nagar segment and Congress candidate from Jammu-Poonch constituency owned Rs 35.97 lakh worth immovable assets while his wife Indra Bhalla has Rs 15.11 lakh worth similar assets. The affidavit showed one child of Bhalla possessing Rs 6.06 lakh worth assets.
Bhalla has Rs 2.5 crore worth self acquired assets and Rs 40 lakh inherited assets while his spouse has inherited assets to the tune of Rs 2.45 crore.
Significantly, Raman Bhalla owed Rs 49.84 lakh and his wife Rs 18.21 lakh worth loans to banks and other financial institutions.
Choudhary Lal Singh, who is contesting from both Jammu-Poonch and Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary seats as Dogra Swabhiman Sangathan candidates, has Rs 34.19 lakh worth movable assets and his wife Kanta Andotra, who has also filed papers from Jammu-Poonch constituency, possessed Rs 42.36 lakh worth similar property.
Lal Singh has self acquired assets to the tune of Rs 35 lakh and inherited assets of Rs 60 lakh while Kanta Andotra has Rs 10 lakh worth self acquired and Rs 15 lakh inherited assets.
The couple has no liabilities, the affidavits revealed.
Prof Bhim Singh, National Panthers Party supremo, who is the party candidate for Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary constituency has only Rs 16,000 worth movable assets and owned 2 acres and three kanals of land as immovable property at village Bhingterian in Ramnagar tehsil of Udhampur district.
Prof Bhim Singh had inherited assets only to the tune of Rs 38,000. He is Masters of Law (LLM) from London University of 1972 batch.
Panthers Party candidate from Udhampur-Doda and former Minister, Harshdev Singh was in possession of Rs 15.34 lakh worth movable assets but has no immovable property. However, his wife, Manju Singh has Rs 26.22 lakh worth movable and Rs 35.97 lakh worth immovable assets. Manju Singh’s self-acquired immovable property is to the tune of Rs 34.47 lakh.
Harshdev has shown inherited property worth Rs 17 lakh and his wife Rs 5 lakh. Harshdev has Master’s degree in English from University of Jammu besides Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Commerce etc.