The top ten richest MLA candidates in Maharashtra election together are worth ₹2400 crore



  • Parag Shah is the richest candidate in Maharashtra contesting for state elections.
  • He is followed by BJP’s Mangalprabhat Lodha, who has assets over ₹ 400 crore
  • Out of the 3112 candidates analysed by ADR , 1007 are crorepatis.
With ₹500 crore worth assets, BJP’s Parag Shah is the richest candidate to be contesting Maharashtra state elections from the Ghatkopar East assembly. He is followed by BJP’s Mangalprabhat Lodha, who has assets over ₹400 crore. Sanjay Chandrakant Jagpat is the third richest MLA candidate contesting for Purandar constituency.

There are 3,237 candidates contesting for 288 seats in Maharashtra. Out of the 3,112 candidates analysed by ADR, 1007 are crorepatis.

Party-wise, 96% of the BJP’s candidates — thats’ 155 out of 162 candidates — are crorepatis. The top two richest candidates are from BJP while the third is from Congress.

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Here are the richest candidates contesting in Maharashtra Assembly Elections

Parag Shah
Party Name: BJP
Constituency Name: Ghatkopar East
Total Assets: ₹500 crore
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Mangalprabhat Lodha
Party Name: BJP
Constituency Name: Malabar Hill
Total Assets: ₹441 crore

Sanjay Chandrakant Jagpat
Party Name: INC
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Constituency Name: Purandar
Total Assets: ₹245 crore

Kadam Vishwajeet Patangrao
Party Name: INC
Constituency Name: Palus Kadegaon
Total Assets: ₹216 crore
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Abu Azim Asmi
Party Name: SP
Constituency Name: Mankhurd Shivajinagar
Total Assets: ₹209 crore

Rajesh Sambhajirao Pawar
Party Name: BJP
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Constituency Name: Naigaon
Total Assets: ₹191 crore

Prasant Ramsheth Thakur
Party Name: BJP
Constituency Name: Panvel
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Total Assets: ₹183 crore

Meghe Sameer Dattatraya
Party Name: BJP
Constituency Name: Hingna
Total Assets: ₹159 crore

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Ghatge Samarjeetsinh
Party Name: IND
Constituency Name: Kagal
Total Assets: ₹152 crore

Mulik Jagdish Tukaram
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Party Name: BJP
Constituency Name: Vadgaon Sheri
Total Assets: ₹147 crore
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