Half-A-Million Dollars: The Cost Of An Indian Minister’s Golden Chair

May 30, 2011 10:13 am

We spotted this today:

“Karnataka tourism and infrastructure minister G Janardhana Reddy sits on a gold chair worth Rs 2.2 crore, offers pooja to gold idols worth Rs 2.58 crore and wears a belt worth Rs 13.15 lakh.

The gold plates, bowls, spoon, fork and knife at his house is worth Rs 20.87 lakh.

This is as per his own statement to the Karnataka Lokayukta. He had filed the details of his assets and liabilities (up to March 31,2010) on June 25,2010. ”

Statistics Source: Economic Times

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