Yaduveer files nomination, declares assets worth about Rs 4.99 crore

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Yaduveer files nomination, declares assets worth about Rs 4.99 crore

Mysore: Scion of the erstwhile royal family of Mysore Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, who filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Mysuru Lok Sabha seat on Monday, has declared assets worth a total of Rs 4.99 crore.

Though Yaduveer was originally scheduled to file his nomination papers on April 3, he turned up at the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru K.V. Rajendra, who is also the Election Office for Mysuru Lok Sabha constituency and submitted two sets of nomination papers.

He was accompanied by his mother Pramoda Devi Wadiyar and BJP leaders including Krishnaraja Assembly constituency MLA Srivatsa.

Earlier in the day, a group of BJP leaders including former Hassan MLA Preetam Gowda, Mysuru city BJP president, and former MLA L. Nagendra, BJP’s State Vice President Rajendra, and former MLC Siddaraju reached the Mysuru Palace and handed over the BJP’s B form to   Yaduveer in the presence of   Pramoda Devi Wadiyar.

Later, Yaduveer proceeded to the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Mysuru and submitted his nomination papers.

Sources in the BJP said that a decision was taken to submit the nomination papers on Monday as the day was found to be “auspicious”. However,   Yaduveer will be submitting another set of nomination papers on April 3 as scheduled.

The party had already announced that Yaduveer would submit his nomination papers on April 3 by proceeding to the Deputy Commissioner’s office in a procession after offering pooja at Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple. He was scheduled to be accompanied by State BJP president B.Y. Vijayendra and incumbent MP Pratap Simha to file his nomination papers.

Meanwhile, the affidavit filed by the 32-year-old Yaduveer, son of Pramoda Devi Wadiyar and resident of F-1, The Palace Mysore, Mysore – 570001, has shown assets worth a total of Rs 4,99,59,303 in his name.

The assets in the names of his spouse and dependent are worth Rs  1,04,25,000 and Rs 3,63,55,343 respectively.

The affidavit does not include any immovable properties like agricultural land, non-agricultural land or commercial or residential buildings in his name, his spouse or dependent’s names.

His assets, however, include gold and silver jewellery and bullion worth Rs 3,39,00,000 in his name, Rs 1,02,50,000 in the name of his wife, and Rs 24,50,000 in the name of his dependent.

Yaduveer has declared bank deposits and investments in bonds and shares worth a total of Rs 1,36,04,303, which also includes Rs 1,00,000 cash in hand.

As per his income tax returns,   Yaduveer has shown an income of Rs 28,42,970 during 2022-23, Rs 8,51,340 during 2021-22, and Rs 1,68,330 during 2020-21.


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