KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee, who is contesting Assembly polls from Behala West seat in south Kolkata, has declared his net worth to be a little over Rs 80 lakh.
According to his affidavit filed before the Election Commission, Chatterjee's last year's income was Rs 7.8 lakh.
His owns movable asset is worth Rs 57.5 lakh which includes cash-in-hand of Rs 6,013, besides bank balance and investments.
He doesn't own any vehicles but his wife owns one, according to the affidavit.
Chatterjee owns a multi-storied building in south Kolkata, estimated by him to be worth Rs 25 lakh now.
The 63-year-old describes himself to be a social activist and HR professional.
The state education minister has an impressive academic background with an array of degrees in his pocket.
Besides an MBA and LLB degree from the University of Calcutta, Chatterjee has also done a course in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR) from Industrial Society in UK.
In 2015, he completed a doctorate in economics from North Bengal University.