Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Sulochana Das is the richest among all candidates contesting for Mayor post of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in forthcoming ULB polls in Odisha.
As per poll affidavit filed by 12 candidates for the post of Mayor in BMC recently, three candidates are crorepatis, of which BJD nominee Sulochana Das is the richest with total assets worth Rs 1,82,60,338 followed by BJP’s Suniti Mund (Rs 1,08,2,671) and Freethought Party’s Swapna Bijayeeni (Rs 1,74,38,337).
While Sulochana has bank deposits and savings amounting to Rs 26,32,816, her husband Prafulla Das has assets valued at Rs 71,27,522. No plot or land has been registered in the name of Das. Her husband owns a flat at Nanda Devi VIP Enclave located at Chandrasekharpur area in Bhubaneswar valued at around Rs 85 lakh. However, the couple has taken no loan from any bank. While she owns a scooter (Activa), her spouse has a car (Renault Duster), the affidavit revealed.