Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir is officially the richest candidate contesting the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi. The 37-year-old BJP leader declared assets worth Rs 147 crore while filing his nominations for East Delhi constituency on Tuesday.
Gambhir’s Income Tax Return reveals that he earned Rs 12.40 crore in 2017-2018 while his wife Natasha declared her income from 2017-2018 as Rs 6.15 lakh. He owns five cars and a two-wheeler.
Gambhir had joined BJP last month in the presence of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. He will be contesting against AAP’s Atishi Marlena and Arvinder Singh Lovely from Congress.