A recent analysis of self-sworn affidavits filed by chief ministers of 29 states and 2 union territories of India conducted by transparency body Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) has shown that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is the richest CM in the country with assets worth Rs 177 crore.
Speaking to reporters here on Monday, party spokesperson Vasireddy Padma said, Chandrababu Naidu's governance has been causing the similar damage as Hitler caused to Germany and the Chief Minister's hibernation for 12 days reminds one of the Duryodhana hiding in the pond due to fear of being defeated. She had declared assets valued at â‚¹55 lakh. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti are second and third on this list. He's closely followed by Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu with declared assets of Rs 129 crore.
In terms of educational qualification, 10 per cent or 3 chief ministers out of 31 are 12th pass, 39 per cent or 12 CMs are graduate, 32 per cent or 10 CMs are graduate professional, 16 per cent or 5 chief ministers are post graduate and a mere 3 per cent or 1 chief minister is doctorate.
Further, 26% CMs have declared serious criminal cases, including those related to murder, attempt to murder, cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, criminal intimidation, among others.
The report analysed 31 chief ministers of states and Union territories, and found 11, or 35%, of them to have declared the criminal cases registered against them.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Fadnavis tops the list with 22 criminal cases, out of which three are serious criminal cases.
The report also stated that 20 CMs have clean records.