New Delhi, Feb 5 : The judges of the Delhi High Court have invested more in their wives’ names, thus making their spouses richer.
Chief Justice Ajit Prakash Shah has a co-owned flat in Mumbai’s posh locality and investment of over Rs.50 lakh in his wife’s name.
Justice Vikramjit Sen’s wife has four properties against her name, including a property in DLF, Gurgaon, and jointly owned shares of 22 blue chip companies and investment in 11 mutual fund companies.
Justice A.K. Sikri’s wife has 1,850 sq feet property in a Gurgaon housing society along with huge investment in shares and a PPF account.
Justice S.Muralidhar purchased a three-bedroom flat in his wife’s name in Mayur Vihar, while Justice J.R. Midha has two properties in his wife’s name in south and east Delhi.
On the other hand, Justice Mukta Gupta has only one property in her name, for which she took a loan from the bank and is still repaying it.
For Justice A.K. Pathak and Justice Indermeet Kochhar, who are husband and wife and co-own a property in Greater Noida, there is more investment in Kochhar’s name with fixed deposits of Rs.60 lakh.
Justice Manmohan one of the richest in Delhi High Court
New Delhi, Feb 5 : The declaration of assets by the Delhi High Court’s judges Friday has revealed that Justice Manmohan is one of the richest among them.
The judge has over Rs.5 crore as savings in various modes, including fixed deposits and PPF, and also has four life insurance policies of over Rs.2.5 crore.
His wife owns three properties in her name.
Justice Manmohan is followed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, who has eight properties in Kashmir and Delhi/national capital region (NCR).
Justice Kaul’s wife owns a flat in the newly constructed Commonwealth Games Village.
He also has bonds and savings of over Rs.80 lakh and insurance policies of Rs.34 lakh.
Justice Sanjiv Khanna is also not far behind. He is the owner of three real estate properties, including an ancestral property in Himachal Pradesh.
He has savings and other financial investments of over Rs.2 crore.