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Tripura: CPI Marxist leader Manik Sarkar is poorest chief minister of India, has Rs 2410 in bank

Manik Sarkar In Chief Minister Of Tripura, Which Goes To Poll On February. The Fact Came To Surface After, The Communist Party Of India (Marxist) Politburo Member Made His Financial Details Public While Filing Assembly Election Nomination Papers From The Dhanpur Constituency.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 01 Feb 2018, 05:46:30 PM
Tripura: CPI Marxist leader Manik Sarkar is poorest chief minister of India, has Rs 2410 in bank

New Delhi:

Communist leader Manik Sarkar continues to remain the poorest serving chief minister in the country with paltry scanty sum of Rs 1520 cash in his hand.

Manik Sarkar in chief minister of Tripura, which goes to poll on February. The fact came to surface after, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) politburo member made his financial details public while filing Assembly Election nomination papers from the Dhanpur constituency.

The veteran left leader in his affidavit has stated that he has bank balance of Rs 2410.16 as January 20, 2017. The amount is around 75 per cent less than the money — Rs 9,720 — which he had claimed during last state assembly elections in 2013.

Know More about the poorest Chief Minister

# Manik Sarkar is the longest serving chief minister of Tripura.

# Sarkaris chief minister of the state since 1998.

# Sarkar is only 69-years-old.

# The Tripura chief minister donates his entire salary of Rs 26, 315 to party fund.

# The Communist Party of India (Marxist) gives him allowance of Rs 9,700 for his livelihood.

# Sarkar has a bank balance of just Rs 2410.16, with Rs 1520 cash in hand

# Sarkar still does not carry a mobile phone and has no social media presence or an email account.

# Sarkar has a non-agricultural land measuring 0.0118 acre in Agartala.

# The Communist leader leaves with his wife in government accommodation.

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First Published : 30 Jan 2018, 05:44:10 PM