Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when several crorepaties are seeking entry into Parliament, a candidate with a total asset of just Rs 750 has filed nomination papers in Kerala for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls.
Biju, the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) candidate from Kottayam, has declared in the affidavit that his cash in hand is Rs 500 and the available balance in a local co-operative bank is Rs 250.
The 46-year-old social worker also said either he or his spouse has no immovabale property, motor vehicle or jewellery, official sources said.
Shajar Khan, another SUCI candidate who filed nomination from Thiruvananthapuram, has stated that his total cash in hand is Rs 1,500 and the total assets including the price of motorcycle and bank balance is Rs 26,800. He said that he has no jewellery or immovabale properties.
Filing of nominations of Kerala's 20 Lok Sabha seats began Saturday and the candidates of mainstream political parties are expected to file nominations in the coming days.