The time marks the growth of the country’s economy on account of achieving consistent excellence in the field of Information & Technology, Education, Electronics, Automotive, and so on. However, a part of the society still remains below the poverty line. On the contrary, there are riches ruling in full possession in the prevailing circumstance of the country. Here is a list of top 10 richest politicians in India in 2018.
10. Jaya Bachchan:
Smt Jaya Bachchan, as we all know, is a former Bollywood actress who came into politics in the year 2012. Jaya Bachchan was born on 9th April 1948 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. She studied at St. Joseph’s Convent School Bhopal. Later, she graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India. Prior to her career in the Bollywood, Jaya was first elected as a Samajwadi Party member of parliament where she represented Rajya Sabha in the year 2004. Eventually, her political tenure ended in the year 2010. Later, Jaya Bachchan was re-elected in the year 2012. According to sources, the Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 400 crores.
9. Naveen Jindal:
Naveen Jindal is a successful industrialist, a philanthropist, an activist and a worth politician. He was on born on 9th March 1970 in Hisar, Haryana. He completed his school education from Campus School Haryana and graduated from Hans Raj College New Delhi. Further, he attended MBA program from the University of Texas, Dallas, United States. Naveen embarked a political career since his student life.
He was awarded the Student Leader of the Year award at the University of Texas. Naveen first stood for elections in the year 2004 from the Kurukshetra constituency, where he defeated his rival by 130000 votes. As a member of parliament, Naveen was focused on social causes such as corruption, women empowerment, over-population, health, and education. According to the news update, Naveen Jindal is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 130 crores.
8. Nama Nageswara Rao:
Nama Nageswara Rao is an industrialist and a politician. He was born on 15th March 1957 in Balapala, Andhra Pradesh. He has studied till the 12th standard. Before entering into politics, Nama ran the real estate company in the name Madhucon Projects. Nama Nageswara Rao got married to Chinnamma with whom he has one daughter and two sons. Nama Nageswara Rao came into politics in the year 2004 where he stood for elections for the Khammam constituency. In the year 2009, Rama was re-elected to the Lok Sabha. According to sources, Rama Nageswara Rao is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 800 crores which make him one of the richest MPs present in the Lok Sabha.
7. Anil H. Lad:
Anil H Lad is associated with the Indian National Congress as the leader of the party. He stood in elections for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from the Bellary Constituency. According to sources, Anil H Lad is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 144 crores. On account of illegal iron ore milling scam, Anil was arrested by the CBI in the year 2015. He was among four other sitting MLAs who were arrested earlier for the similar case.
6. Satyanarayana Chowdary:
Satyanarayana Chowdary is the former chairman of Sujana Group of Industries. He was born on 2nd June 1961. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering stream from Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. After his graduation, Satyanarayana was focused towards setting up his own group of industries. Eventually, he appeared for his master degree program in Machine Tool Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. Finally, Satyanarayana founded Sujana Group of Industries in the year 1986. On account of entering into politics, he resigned from the post of Chairman. Satyanarayana is now the member of Rajya Sabha from the Telugu Desam Party. As sources say, the former industrialist is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 150 crores.
5. Takam Tagar:
Takam Tagar is the richest candidate for election who was appointed as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh after the suspension of Pema Khandu, along with 6 other MLAs. Takam first stood in the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from the Palin Constituency in the year 2014. He has been a member of the Indian National Congress. According to the news update, the said Chief Minister is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 820 crores.
4. Abhishek Singhvi:
A renowned lawyer by profession and India’s former High Commissioner to the UK, Abhishek Singhvi acquired a seat in the Indian National Congress. He is also a current member of the Parliament of India from the Rajya Sabha of the Rajasthan constituency. Abhishek is a highly-quality law professional. He completed his Ph.D. from Cambridge University. His political tenure commenced when he was first elected to Rajya Sabha in the year 1998 as a member of Bhartiya Janta Party. According to sources, Abhishek Singhvi is said to have an estimated net worth of INR 860 crores.
3. Anand Singh:
Anand Singh is one of the richest politicians in India with an estimated net worth of INR 1800 crores, as sources say. He entered into politics from the state of Karnataka. He has also served the Tourism Ministry in the Karnataka Government. In addition to this, Anand has been elected twice to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. Further, in his political career, Anand serves as a member of Bhartiya Janta Party for the Vijayanagara constituency. On account of illegal iron ore mining scam, Anand was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in the year 2015.
2. Subbarami Reddy:
Subbarami Reddy (also known as T Subbarami Reddy) is a renowned industrialist. He is the chairman of Gayatri Group of Industries, an infrastructure company. Subbarami is also referred to as the Indian Bill Gates on account of his whopping net worth. Besides being an industrialist, Subbarami is a film producer and a philanthropist too. In his political career, Subbarami is a former Union Minister and leader of the Indian National Congress. As sources say, Subbarami has an estimated net worth of INR 250 crores.
1. Jaganmohan Reddy:
Jaganmohan Reddy was born on 21st December 1972 in Andhra Pradesh. He is one of the richest politicians in India with an estimated net worth of INR 863 crores. In his early days, Jaganmohan started Telugu daily newspaper Sakshi and television channel Sakshi TV. He is also the chief promoter of Bharathi Cements. in his political career, Jaganmohan first stood in elections from the Kadapa constituency. He has also served as a president of YSR Congress. On account of embezzlement, Jaganmohan was detained by the Central Bureau of Investigation and was put behind bars for 16 months.
Amidst the list of some of these rich political rulers in India, there have been a lot of mysteries against these leaders with regards to going from rags to riches. In this article, we only intend to put forward the information of the top rich politicians along with their net worth.