SRINAGAR: Congress candidate from Rafiabad constituency, Abdul Gani Vakil, has declared assets worth more than Rs 76 lakh in his poll nomination papers. His liabilities amount to about Rs 6 lakh, poll officials said.
Vakil owes the government Rs 390,129 on account of rent for official accommodation and Rs 148,958 as electricity dues. According to the papers Vakil filed with the election official concerned, he also owes Rs 94,729 for other services.
Vakil tops the list of candidates in the seven Assembly constituencies of Baramulla district in terms of liabilities. National Conference leader Mohammad Shafi Uri comes next.
Shafi, who has declared assets worth more than Rs 3 crore in his papers, has a pending electricity bill worth Rs 226,742.
He is contesting from Uri constituency.
Similarly, Omar Abdullah’s uncle Sheikh Mustafa Kamal owes Rs 22,758 on account of accommodation at legislators’ hostels in Srinagar and Jammu.
Kamal, who is contesting from Gulmarg seat, has declared assets worth more than Rs 12 crore.
There is no information about the period for which these sums are owed by the candidates.