New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ranks seventh in the list of richest chief ministers’ list, as per the report by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Election Watch which was released on Monday.
The analysis was made on the basis of the wealth and criminal antecedents of all the chief ministers across the country.
As per the report, Patnaik ranks seventh in the country in terms of overall wealth with assets around Rs 12,06,37,433 of which the movable assets are worth Rs 17,75,433 and immovable property worth Rs 11,88,62,000.
While Andhra Pradesh CM Chandra Babu Naidu is the richest Chief Minister in India with property worth around Rs 177 crore, he is followed by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prema Khandu (Rs 129 crore), Punjab CM Amrinder Singh (Rs 48 crore), Telangana CM KC Rao (Rs 15 crore), Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma (Rs 14 crore) and Karnataka CM Siddharamaih (Rs 13 crore).
The report also states that 11 chief ministers have declared criminal cases against them.
However, the Odisha Chief Minister is excluded from the list as he has a clean background, it added.