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Adhir Chowdhury's assets multiply, so do his criminal cases

Kolkata: Along with his assets, the number of criminal cases pending against union minister and West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury - fighting to retain his Baharampur Lok Sabha seat - have multiplied

India TV News Desk [ Updated: April 22, 2014 15:01 IST ]
adhir chowdhury s assets multiply so do his criminal cases
adhir chowdhury s assets multiply so do his criminal cases

Kolkata: Along with his assets, the number of criminal cases pending against union minister and West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury - fighting to retain his Baharampur Lok Sabha seat - have multiplied manifold over the past five years.


According to his affidavit submitted as part of the nomination filing process, Chowdhury's assets have soared from over Rs.74 lakh in 2009 to over Rs.5 crore while criminal cases against him have risen to 16 from just three during the same period.

Chowdhury, accused of a number of offences, including murder, has six cases against him in which the court has framed charges while it has taken cognisance in 10 other pending cases.

While his annual income for 2012-13 was more than Rs.11.28 lakh, minister of state for railways Chowdhury possesses moveable assets worth over Rs.1.12 crore.

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