Irrespective of their political affiliations, many politicians have amassed significant fortunes, acquiring lavish estates, extensive car collections, and valuable properties. The sources of their wealth often remain enigmatic, with some attributing it to family inheritances. In this article, we will delve deeper into the lives and journeys of the top ten richest politicians in our country India as of 2023.
Here, is the list of some of the richest politicians in India as per the affidavit 2023.
M T B Nagaraj
M. T. B. Nagaraj is the former Minister of Small Scale Industries and Municipal Administration of Karnataka. Moreover, he served as a member of the Karnataka Legislative Council from the Bharatiya Janata Party. Nagaraj earlier got elected to the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha from Hosakote by Congress in the years 2004, 2013, and 2018, respectively. In 2019, Nagaraj switched to BJP and got elected to the Legislative Council in 2020.
Another side, Nagaraj had to face failure during the 2008 and 2023 assembly elections. As per the 2023 affidavit, M T B Nagaraj is the top 2nd candidate with the highest declared assets in the Karnataka legislative assembly election. He has total assets of ₹1609 crore.
D K Shivakumar
Doddalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar, briefly known as DK Shivakumar is eight times elected MLA since 1989. DK Shivakumar is known for his dynamism and is a powerhouse of the Congress party, who has been elected as a minister several times. In the 2023 assembly elections, Shivakumar won by securing 75.03 percent of votes from the constituency of Kanakapura. Before that, he also held portfolios of energy, urban development, home, etc., in the government of Karnataka. According to the 2023 affidavit, Congress MLA D.K. Shivakumar holds the 2nd position with the highest liabilities in the fray of the 2023 Karnataka assembly election. He has total liabilities of ₹265 Crore+. As per the 2023 affidavit, D K Shivakumar has a net worth of ₹910.73 Crore.
Konda Vishweshwar Reddy
Konda Vishweshwar Reddy was born on 26 February 1960. He is an Engineer, Entrepreneur, Politician and an elected member of parliament from Chevella constituency, Telangana. He won the Indian general election, 2014 being an Telangana Rashtra Samithi candidate. He is the grand son of Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy after whom the district Ranga Reddy was named. According to the 2023 affidavit, Konda Vishweshwar Reddy holds the 3rd position with the highest liabilities in the fray of the 2023. He has total liabilities of ₹7.41 Crore+. As per the 2023 affidavit, Konda Vishweshwar Reddy has a net worth of ₹521.21 Crore.
Mahendra Prasad is a pharma tycoon from Bihar who made his debut in Parliament in 1980 as a Lok Sabha member from the Jehanabad constituency – then the epicentre of a bloody battle between members of the upper castes and Naxalites. He has been a Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha since 1985. Mr. Prasad is the founder of Indian generics maker Aristo Pharmaceuticals. This Rajya sabha member has a Net Worth of Rs 13,300 Crores.
Jyotirao Scindia was the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in the UPA-II government between 2009 and 2012 as well as the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Power between 2012 and 2014. On 19 June 2020, Mr Scindia was elected a BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh. Jyotiraditya Scindia is a Member of the Lok Sabha who has a Net Worth of Rs 3,790 Crores
Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy
Industrialist Ayodhya Rami Reddy is the third richest Rajya Sabha MP in the country. Founder of Ramky Group of Companies, Mr Reddy was elected as a Member of the Rajya Sabha on the YSR Congress Party ticket from the Narasaraopet Constituency in 2020. Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy is a Member of Rajya Sabha has a Net Worth of Rs 2,577 Crores.
The four-time Rajya Sabha MP from the Samajwadi Party is known for her memorable performances in blockbuster movies like Uphaar, Kora Kagaz, Zanjeer, Abhimaan, Chupke Chupke, Sholay, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, and Kal Ho Naa Ho. She boasts a humongous Rs 1001 crore net worth. Jaya Bachchan a Member of Rajya Sabha.
One of the richest politicians in India with assets worth some 860 crores in Indian rupees is an Indian National Congress office holder Abhishek Singhvi. The national spokesperson of the INC, Singhvi is a current Member of the Parliament of India from the constituency of West Bengal who is a member of the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Indian Parliament. Abhishek Singhvi is a Member of Rajya Sabha has a Net Worth of Rs 860 Crores.
Nakul Nath is the only Congress leader who survived the Modi wave in the state. The BJP won 28 of the 29 Parliamentary seats in the state while the Congress got only one. He is the son of former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath. Nakul Nath a Member of the Lok Sabha has a Net Worth of Rs 660 Crores.
T Subbarami Reddy
Reddy is a member of the Indian National Congress and has been a two time Lok Sabha MP as well as a member of the Rajya Sabha. Also a Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines between 2006 and 2008 apart from being the Chairman of the Gayatri Group of Industries, Reddy commands a net worth of Rs 422 crores. T Subbarami Reddy is a Member of Rajya Sabha.
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, fondly known as Rajinikanth, is an Indian actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. Besides acting, he has produced some movies too. Before entering a career in films, Rajinikanth had pursued all odd jobs, which includes one as a coolie and a bus conductor in Bangalore, and acted in many Kannada plays as well. According to the 2023 affidavit, Shivaji Rao Gaekwad has a net worth of ₹376.76 Crore.
A three-time Rajya Sabha member and Immediate Past-President of the Apex Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), the Shiv Sena member is also the Promoter & Co-Owner of the diversified Videocon Group of Companies. Rajkumar Dhoot has a Net Worth of Rs 280 crores and a Member of Rajya Sabha.
Nama Nageswara Rao
Nama Nageswara Rao is one of the current members of the 15th Lok Sabha in India. Currently the leader of the Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party. He was considered the richest among all the candidates for a government position that year. In 2004, he ran for the Lok Sabha, with about 1.73 billion rupees. His approximate net worth is INR 800 crore.
One of the richest members of parliament of India. Own his liquor baron. He representing Karnataka in Rajya Sabha. Mallya is an industrialist and larger parts of his assets are in the form of Bonds. He is the Chairman of public companies both in India and the US. His net worth stands at a figure of INR 500 Crores.
Naveen Jindal known as an industrialist, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited. One of the members of parliament in the Lok Sabha. He represented Kurukshetra in the northern Indian state of Haryana. He is known for his effective campaigns for issues on women empowerment, education, and health. His estimated net worth is INR 130 Crores.
Regardless of the way that India is a Third World country and less intense in the economy at any rate our Elite society are not merely decorating the once-over inside India to the extent Bank Balance similarly they have a spot in the overall stage with Industrialist.
There are more than 15 People in this country with assets of more than 100 crores there are more people with tremendous mechanical worth some of them are Bollywood stars, and some of them have their own another pay source.