Do you know the net worth of President of Indian National Congress- Mallikarjun Kharge?
Indian National Congress finally gets its first non-Gandhi President Mallikarjun Kharge. He took charge as new President of Indian National Congress on 26th October 2022. In the 2022 Indian National Congress presidential election, Mallikarjun Kharge received 7,897 votes out of total 9,385 votes, while his opponent Shashi Tharoor gets 1,072 votes only.
If you talk about the Mallikarjun Kharge net worth 2023, it is over Rs. 15 crores according to an affidavit filed by him regarding his assets for the 17th Lok Sabha elections 2019. He had shown his movable assets as Rs 2,46,46,334 with immovable assets of Rs 13,30,76,563 crore.
Mallikarjun Kharge has been serving as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Karnataka since 16 February 2021. He also served as Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha in between 16 February 2021 to 01 October 2022. Along with that, he also served as the Minister of Labour and Employment and Minister of Railways in the Government of India.
Mallikarjun Kharge Net Worth 2023
Mallikarjun Kharge is among the top-known Indian Politicians who is the President of Indian National Congress. He was the President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee in 2008 and also served as the Leader of opposition in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
He also has a record of winning 10 elections consecutively with winning the Assembly elections 9 times consecutively in the year 1972, 1978, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2008, 2009.
He also visited many countries during his tenure including U.K., U.S.A., Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, China, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Turkey, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, Denmark, Hong Kong, Thailand, U.A.E., Cook Islands, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
|Full Name||Mapanna Mallikarjun Kharge|
|Popular As||Mallikarjun Kharge|
|Designation||President of Indian National Congress|
|Political Party||Indian National Congress|
|Mallikarjun Kharge net worth||his total assets is over Rs. 15 Crore|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Annual Income||N/A|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Annual Salary||N/A|
Mallikarjun Kharge Biography and Personal Life
Mallikarjun Kharge was born to a Dalit caste family on 21 July 1942. His father’s name is Shri Mapanna and his mother’s name is Shrimati Saibavva. He completed his schooling from Nutan Vidyalaya, Gulbarga. Further, he obtained his BA degree from the Government College, Gulbarga followed by his law degree from the Seth Shankarlal Lahoti Law College Gulbarga.
During his legal career, he fought many cases for labour unions as a junior in Justice Shivaraj Patil’s office. He started his political career as student union leader during his college days in the Government College, Gulbarga where he became the General Secretary of the students’ body.
Mallikarjun Kharge Personal Life: Mallikarjun Kharge married to Radhabai Kharge on 13th May 1968 and has five children including two daughters and three sons. Priyank Kharge and Priyadarshini Kharge are among their five children. In the year 2006, Kharge declared that he follows Buddhism.
|Full Name||Mapanna Mallikarjun Kharge|
|Born on||21 July 1942|
|Place of Birth||Warwatti, Hyderabad State, British India|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Father’s Name||Shri Mapanna|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Mother’s Name||Shrimati Saibavva|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Wife Name||Radhabai Kharge|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Mother Tongue||Kannada|
|Education||Shooling from Nutan Vidyalaya, Gulbarga BA degree from the Government College Law degree from the Seth Shankarlal Lahoti Law College Gulbarga|
|No. of Children||5 children|
|Mallikarjun Kharge age||80 years|
|Mallikarjun Kharge Net Worth||Rs. 15 Crore|
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Mallikarjun Kharge Political Career
Mallikarjun Kharge made his entry in the politics when he was in college. He became the student union leader when he was studying in Government College, Gulbarga. Later, he became the legal advisor to the MSK Mills Employees’ Union in the year 1969.
In the same year, Kharge joined the Indian National Congress where he became President of the Gulbarga City Congress Committee.
National Politics: Mallikarjun Kharge contested from the Gulbarga parliamentary seat in the 2014 general elections and won the election after defeating his BJP opponent by more than 13,404 votes. Later, he got appointment as the Leader of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha. However, in the 2019 general elections, a BJP candidate named Umesh. G. Jadhav defeated him by a margin of of 95,452 votes. On 12th February 2021, he became the Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha. He further resigned from his post on 1st October 2022 for contesting Indian National Congress party presidential position.
2022 Indian National Congress presidential election Result: Mallikarjun Kharge became the new President of Indian National Congress after defeating his opponent Shashi Tharoor. He is taking charge as new President of Indian National Congress on 26th October 2022. He got 7,897 votes out of 9,385 votes, while his opponent Shashi Tharoor received only 1,072 votes.
Have a look at the overall electoral Performances of newly elected President of Indian National Congress- Mallikarjun Kharge:
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1972||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1978||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1983||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1985||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1989||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1994||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1999||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 2004||Gurmitkal||Won|
|Karnataka Legislative Assembly 2008||Chittapur||Won|
|15th Lok Sabha 2009||Gulbarga||Won|
|16th Lok Sabha 2014||Gulbarga||Won|
|17th Lok Sabha 2019||Gulbarga||Lost|
|2022 Indian National Congress presidential election||Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee||Won|
Over Rs.15 Crores
His place of birth is Warwatti, Hyderabad State, British India.