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India’s Richest Politicians in 2019

More than 80% of India’s politicians are Crorepatis, but some of them stand out for being much more endowed than the rest. Here’s a list of India’s top 10 richest politicians in 2019.


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Politicians in India come from all walks of life. While some are ordinary common folks, many are successful business tycoons, lawyers, and even film stars. It is but natural that these successful and affluent individuals have massive bank accounts and assets.



So, here are India’s Top 10 Richest Politicians in 2019:

#1 Naveen Jindal


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  • Occupation: Industrialist
  • Political Claim: Former Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Net Worth: Rs. 37,491 crores

Naveen Jindal is a renowned Indian industrialist. He is a former elected Member of Parliament from the 14th and 15th Lok Sabha.

Currently, Jindal is the Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited and also holds the distinction as the Chancellor of O. P. Jindal Global University.

He is a University of Texas at Dallas alumnus. For his contribution, the university renamed its School of Management to Naveen Jindal School of Management in 2017.

Jindal has actively campaigned for population stabilization, environmental conservation, health, women’s empowerment, and education.

#2 Savitri Jindal


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  • Occupation: Industrialist
  • Political Claim: Former Member of Legislative Assembly and Cabinet Minister in Haryana Government
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Net Worth: Rs. 36,783 crores

Savitri Jindal is the widow of business tycoon O.P. Jindal. She is the chairperson emeritus in Jindal Steel & Power Limited, a conglomerate set up by her late husband. Jindal was born in Tinsukia district, Assam.

She holds major power in the political circles as a senior leader of the Indian National Congress. In 2005, after OP Jindal’s demise, Savitri Jindal contested state elections and was elected to the Haryana Legislative Assembly. Later in 2013, she was appointed as a Cabinet Minister in the Haryana government.

Not just one of the richest politicians in 2019, Savitri Jindal was India’s 16th richest person in 2016, with a net worth over $4 billion. Nowadays, Jindal is active in public work.

In 2008, she was conferred with Acharya Tulsi Kartritva Puraskar by Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Mahila Mandal.

#3 Abhishek Manu Singhvi


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  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Political Claim: Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Net Worth: Rs. 860 crores

Abhishek Manu Singhvi is one of the most influential Indian lawyers and another senior member of the Indian National Congress.

In 1997 he became the youngest Additional Solicitor General of India.

In 2001, Singhvi became the national spokesperson for Congress.

He was elected to Rajya Sabha in 2006 and still continues as a member of the Parliament from the Upper House representing West Bengal.



#4 Jayadev Galla


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  • Occupation: Industrialist
  • Political Claim: Current Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
  • Party: Telugu Desam Party
  • Net Worth: Rs. 683 crores

He is also known as Jay Galla or Galla Jayadev.

Galla is an Indian politician from Andhra Pradesh and an industrialist owning Amara Raja Group.

He is a member of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and won 16th and 17th Lok Sabha elections representing Guntur constituency.

Galla is married to Padmavathi Ghattamaneni, daughter of Siva Rama Krishna Ghattamaneni (famously known as Krishna), a prominent actor from the Telugu film industry.

Furthermore, he is also very close to Mahesh Babu, who happens to be his brother-in-law.

#5 Jaya Bachchan


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  • Occupation: Actor
  • Political Claim: Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
  • Party: Samajwadi Party
  • Net Worth: Rs. 494 crores

Jaya Bachchan ruled the Indian film industry for over 4 decades with her charm and elegance.

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s better half, Jaya is known for some of the most iconic roles that she delivered to perfection in her movies.

In 2004, Jaya Bachchan entered politics with the Samajwadi Party and contested for the Rajya Sabha seat in the Indian Parliament.

Bachchan is currently in her 4th term as a Member of Parliament consecutively, serving since 2004.

In her film career, she won 9 Filmfare Awards which include three for Best Actor and 3 for Best Actor in a supporting role.

Bachchan also shares the distinction of being the most awarded performer among female actresses along with Nutan Bahl.

In 1992, Jaya Bachchan was awarded Padma Shri and in 2007, she was also awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. She declared her worth Rs. crore.


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#6 Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy


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  • Occupation: N/A
  • Political Claim: Current Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh
  • Party: Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress
  • Net Worth: Rs. 416 crores

Young and dynamic Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy exploded on the Indian political scene during the 2019 state elections of Andhra Pradesh.

He defeated and demolished veteran TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu to signal the start of a new political era in the state.

YSR was born in 1972 and he is the 17th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

He is the son of former CM of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.

In 2004, he started his political career by campaigning for INC in the elections from Kadapa district

YSR was elected as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Kadapa constituency in 2009 as a member of INC.

Reddy is currently the leader of the YSR – Congress party which won a majority in the Andhra Pradesh state elections in 2019.

#7 Anil H. Lad


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  • Occupation: Industrialist
  • Political Claim: Current Member of Legislative Assembly, Karnataka
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Net Worth: Rs. 289 crores

Anil Lad is a social worker, Industrialist and well-loved politician belonging to the Indian National Congress.

He is currently serving as a member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from the Bellary constituency.

In 2008 he was elected as a Member of Parliament from the upper house Rajya Sabha.

However, in 2013 he resigned from the Rajya Sabha post after being elected as MLA from Bellary.



#8 Rajkumar Dhoot


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  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Political Claim: Current Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
  • Party: Shiv Sena
  • Net Worth: Rs. 289 crores

Rajkumar Dhoot was born in 1955. He is currently serving as a Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha representing Maharashtra. He is a member of a hardline political party, Shiv Sena.

Not just one of India’s richest politicians in 2019, Dhoot is also the promoter and co-owner of the diversified Videocon group of companies, which was founded by his father N.M Dhoot.

Dhoot has also served as the President of ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India).

In 2002, he was first elected as Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha representing Maharashtra.

Dhoot has also served in many parliamentary standing committees such as finance and also played a significant role in consultative committees for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; and Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation.

#9 Nama Nageswara Rao


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  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Political Claim: Current Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
  • Party: Telangana Rashtra Samithi
  • Net Worth: Rs. 217 crores

Rao is a renowned businessman hailing from Andhra Pradesh and one of the wealthiest Indian politicians.

He owns an infrastructure company called Madhucon Projects. N.N. Rao was born in 1957 in Mahabubabad, Telangana.

In his initial political career, Rao was a member of TDP. However, he joined TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samithi) in 2019.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha general election, Rao won a slot in the Parliament as the MP representing Khammam constituency.

#10 Takam Pario Tagar


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  • Occupation: N/A
  • Political Claim: Former Member of Legislative Assembly, Arunachal Pradesh
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Net Worth: Rs. 200 crores

The seasoned politician is also known as Takam Tagar/Takam Pario.

Tagar is currently a member of the Indian National Congress from Arunachal Pradesh.

He is well-known for switching parties. In 2009, Tagar won on a PPA (People’s Party of Arunachal) ticket but switched to INC.

Tagar won the 2014 legislative assembly election from Palin constituency (unopposed).

In both the legislative elections of Arunachal Pradesh in 2009 and 2014, Among one of India’s richest politicians in 2019, Takam Pario Tagar was the richest candidate with the total net worth over Rs. 200 crores.



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