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Jaya Bachchan

Party: Samajwadi Party
Designation: Rajya Sabha MP
Details: Former actress who entered politics in 2004
Declared assets: Rs 1,000 crore

India's richest politicians as per assets declared

Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan recently declared assets worth Rs 1,000 crore. Until now the record of being the richest Rajya Sabha member was held by BJP’s Ravindra Kishore Sinha, who declared assets worth Rs 800 crore in 2014.

While there are possibly wealthier politicians in the country with greater net worth, let’s take a look at some of the richest parliamentarians in India as of March 2018 purely owing to declaration of assets.

Source: Agencies