Coimbatore: AIADMK candidate K R Jayaram has disclosed assets worth Rs 90.10 crore in his affidavit. He will contest from Singanallur assembly constituency.
Jayaram had filed his nomination papers on Monday afternoon. As per the affidavit, he has immovable assets worth Rs 77,42,73,774 and movable assets worth Rs 12,68,19,516 in the district.
Functioning as the Coimbatore urban district MGR youth wing secretary, Jayaram is engaged in real estate business. His wife J Geetha is also a realtor and has assets worth Rs 1,54,24,335 in her name.
On Tuesday, animal husbandry minister Udumalai K Radhakrishnan, who is contesting from Udumalpet constituency seeking a second term, filed his nomination papers before returning officer C Geetha at the office of the revenue divisional officer at Udumalpet in Tirupur. According to the minister’s affidavit, he has movable assets worth only Rs 34.72 lakh and did not have any immovable assets.
Former DMK minister Vellakovil Saminathan, who is seeking mandate from Kangeyam assembly constituency, filed his nomination papers before returning officer R Rengarajan at Kangeyam taluk office on the day. While he has movable assets worth Rs 3.82 crore, his wife and his family have movable assets worth Rs 3.43 crore and Rs 11.01 crore, respectively. He also disclosed movable assets worth Rs 2.13 crore owned by joint family.
At least 12 nominations were filed for the eight assembly constituencies in Tirupur district on Tuesday.