VARANASI: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Lok Sabha candidate from the temple town of Varanasi, Murali Manohar Joshi, is a crorepati with cash and assets amounting to over Rs.5 crore.

An affidavit attached to the nomination papers filed by the 73-year-old Dr. Joshi states that he has over Rs.5.45 crore in cash, bonds, house and flat in his and his wife’s name. - PTI