• More than half of legislators in Assam crorepatis, AGP MLA Naren Sonowal from Naharkatia the richest

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    Guwahati: With political leaders across Assam readying themselves for the upcoming elections, a latest report on the assets of legislators in Assam shows over 56 percent of the of MLAs, including Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma, having assets worth over Rs 1 crore.

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    The asset details of 119 out of 126 sitting MLAs were analysed by Association for Democratic Reforms and Assam Election Watch. Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) MLA Naren Sonowal is the richest legislator of all, owning movable and immovable assets of nearly Rs 34 crore, the report stated.

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    AIUDF legislator Sahab Uddin Ahmed is the poorest MLA having assets worth Rs 1.82 lakh.

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