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PM Manmohan Singh assets exceed Rs 5 cr

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s assets exceed Rs 5 crore including term deposits, two houses and a 1996 make Maruti 800 car as per his declaration made public on Saturday.

Out of 77 members of his Council of Ministers, assets of five of his coleagues were not available on the PM`s website.

These include his cabinet coleague Vilasrao Deshmukh, Ministers of State with Independent Charge Krishna Tirath and Jayanthi Natarajan and Ministers of State Jitender Singh and S Jagathrakshakan.

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assets worth Rs 1.25 crore including a flat each in Munirka in the capital and Kolkata.

His moveable properties include a Ford Ikon car of 2000 make and savings accounts.

Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily has perhaps the most modest assets among Cabinet Ministers with no moveable property and cash in hand and bank accounts worth over Rs 13.33 lakh.

As for the PM`s declaration, he has no agricultural or non-agricultural land. He has residential house in Chandigarh with current market value of Rs 90 lakh.

Singh also has a flat in Delhi`s posh Vasant Kunj area with the current market value of Rs 88.67 lakh.

The PM`s wife Gursharan Kaur has over Rs 11 lakh in saving account in State Bank of Patiala Chandigarh.

He also has term and bank deposits in various banks totalling around Rs 3.22 crore.

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