Dharampal Lakra of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is the richest candidate in Delhi. He has declared wealth of near Rs 300 crore.
A businessman from Mundka close to the outskirts of Delhi, Dharampal Lakra’s household reportedly owns huge tracts of agricultural land within the largely rural space.
According to the main points he has furnished in his election affidavit, his movable property quantity to over Rs 3.24 crore and his immovable property are price Rs 243 crore.
He is greater than thrice richer than the subsequent wealthiest candidate, Pramila Tokas, one other AAP candidate.
Lakra, who give up the Congress to hitch AAP in 2014, is combating an election for the primary time. He was among the many new faces fielded by AAP on this election. He replaces the celebration’s MLA Sukhbir Singh Dalal.
In 2015, Lakra was omitted however this time, AAP has gambled on him, risking a candidate who did properly within the earlier election.
He has been a member of the Food Corporation of India and a former native office-bearer of the Congress.
He was born and raised in Mundka village and describes himself as an agriculturist.
The constituency has numerous villages and unauthorized colonies. Jats represent a sizeable chunk of voters.