Nara Lokesh, son of AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu
Nara Lokesh, son of AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu

Goof up in election affidavit of Nara Lokesh, whose family assets pegged at Rs 373 crore

ANI | Updated: Mar 23, 2019 22:36 IST

Amrawati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh has declared total assets of Rs 373 crore in his election affidavit.
Lokesh's assets include all those owned by him, his wife N Brahmani and son N Devaansh in the election affidavit he submitted, along with his nomination for Mangalagiri Assembly constituency in Amaravati.
However, there was an interesting goof-up in his election affidavit as he mentioned his father's name in the column meant for husband's name.
A similar goof up was done by N Chandrababu Naidu himself who mentioned the name of his father N Kharjura Naidu in the column meant for mentioning the name of husband in his election affidavit.
As per the affidavit, Lokesh owns movable assets worth Rs 253.6 crore. His wife N Brahmani has movable assets worth Rs 14.4 crore which include 2.5kg gold, 310 carats precious, semi-precious stones, pearls and 97.4kg of silver and son N Devaansh has movable assets worth Rs 3.8 crore including 97.4kg silver.
Furthermore, Lokesh owns immovable assets worth Rs 66.7 crore, while Brahmani has immovable assets worth Rs 18.7 crore and Devaansh has immovable assets worth Rs 16.1 crore.
The couple also declared liabilities of Rs 5.72 crore and Rs 3.41 crore in the affidavit. Lokesh has also stated that there are no criminal cases registered or pending against him at any police station or court.
The affidavit also said that the minister owns three cars including a Ford Fiesta and two Toyota Fortuners. He also said that his family members do not own any vehicles.
Nara Lokesh had filed nomination from Mangalagiri assembly constituency on March 22.
Andhra Pradesh, which has 25 Lok Sabha seats at stake, will vote in a single phase on April 11.
Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19. Results will be declared on May 23. (ANI)