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Updated: March 28, 2011 02:58 IST

Vijaykant has assets worth around Rs 47 crore

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A file picture of DMDK president Vijaykant during a press meet in Thanjavur. Photo: M. Srinath
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A file picture of DMDK president Vijaykant during a press meet in Thanjavur. Photo: M. Srinath

Actor-politician Vijaykant has declared assets worth around Rs 47 crore, both immovable and movable, in his election affidavit.

The DMDK founder said his movable assets account for Rs 9.04 crore and that of his wife Premalatha Rs 1.2 crore. He has immovable assets of Rs 10.83 crore, including agricultural land, while his wife has Rs 5.28 crore worth immovable assets.

Mr. Vijaykant, testing his fortunes from Rishivanthiyam constituency for the April 13 Assembly polls, said his annual income was Rs 53.77 lakh and that he has a defamation case pending against him.

He has Rs six lakh on hand.

They owe a combined sum of around Rs nine crore as dues to government departments, including Income-Tax department, he said, adding appeals were pending in these matters.

Mr. Vijaykant’s loans and liabilities amount to Rs 2.53 crore.

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