For the record, the humble farmer from Haradanahalli has more liabilities (Rs 64.99 lakh) than assets (Rs 32.55 lakh). For the record, the “diploma engineer” and his wife have two Ambassador cars, one of 1974 vintage worth Rs 15,500. For the record, the petrol bunk owner of the other part is wealthier than the former prime minister of India at Rs 1.65 crore. And the only parity the couple have is in jewellery worth Rs 1.25 lakh (current market rates).
Photograph: Former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda at the inauguration of a jewellery showroom in Bangalore on Thursday (Karnataka Photo News)
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