Sarker Shariful Islam, Rajshahi
Annual income as well as wealth of four law makers of Rajshahi who are contesting the upcoming National Parliamentary Elections, has been increased. During the last 10-year annual income and assets of those law makers turned nearly double.
The information was revealed from candidates’ affidavit, which they submitted to the District Returning Officer.
According to affidavit, the annual income of lawmaker of Rajshahi-6, constituency Sahriar Alam, also State Minister of Foreign Affairs, has surpassed most others. His annual income is Taka Three Crore 44 lakhs 65 thousand and 808.
On the other hand, low annual income belongs to lawmaker Fazle Hossain Badsha of Rajshahi-2 constituency with Taka seven lakh five hundred only.
Meanwhile, compared to last election, the annual income of lawmaker Engineer Enamul Haque, Rajshhai-5 constituency has also been decreased during this election.
The annual income and assets of Omor Faruk Chowdhury, Member of Parliament of Rajshahi-1 constituency and the President of Rajshahi Zilla Awami League hasbeen increased a more than the double. His present annual income is Taka 46 lakh 50 thousand, however, his annual income was Taka 20 lakhs 64 thousand last time while his annual income reached to peak in 2008 with Taka 88 lakh 52 thousand and 924.
Fazle Hossain Badsha, Member of Parliament of Rajshhai-2 constituency’s annual income and wealth both have also been increased during last ten years. Badsha gave at his affidavit that his current annual income is Taka seven lakh 500. In 2014 it was Taka six lakh 24 thousand and 772 and in 2008 it was Taka two lakhs two thousand.
Lawmaker of Rajshahi-3 constituency Ayen Uddin’s current annual income is Taka 31 lakhs 85 thousand and 605 while it was only Taka two lakhs 75 thousand just five years before.
Engineer Enamul Haque, Member of Parliament of Rajshahi-4 gave his annual income’s information at the affidavit that his present annual income is Taka 49 lakhs. In 2014 it was Taka 50 lakhs. However; the income was Taka 20 lakhs in 2008.
State Minister of Foreign Affairs Sahriar Alam, MP of Rajshahi-6 constituency submitted his affidavit with information of his latest annual income, which is three crore 44 lakhs 65 thousand and 808 taka. This is three times more than last five years. That was Taka one crere 15 lakhs and 13 thousnad and 180 in 2014.
In 2008 it was Taka 97 lakh 73 thousand and 949 only.