Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician and a former lawyer of the Supreme Court. She is a very senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the ruling party in India. She has held the position of Minister of External Affairs of India since 2014, becoming the second woman after Indira Gandhi to do so.
Mrs Swaraj has had a political career that spans decades and she has held many important political positions over the course of her long career, including being the Chief Minister of Delhi for a short time. In this article, we will discuss Sushma Swaraj Earnings, her income and her assets.
SUSHMA SWARAJ EARLY LIFE
As said before, Swaraj has a long history with politics. She started out in 1973 as a lawyer practising in the Supreme Court of India. Her political career began as she got involved in the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad in the 1970s due to her husband Swaraj Kaushal.
The young leader then became part of the legal team of popular leader George Fernandez. She became the youngest Cabinet Minister in the state of Haryana when she won the Ambala Cantonment constituency in 1977. Since then, Sushma has since been elected three times as Member of Legislative Assembly and seven times as Member of Parliament.
She has held prestigious posts under previous BJP Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee such as Minister of Health, Minister of Information & Broadcasting and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, along with being the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha.
SUSHMA SWARAJ NET WORTH 2020: 32 CRORES
She last declared her assets and liabilities in 2018 which is where the data of Sushma Swaraj earnings is collected from. Here are the different things which make up her net worth.
She has jewellery and silver worth Rs. 29.34 lakhs, Bank Fixed Deposits worth Rs. 2.71 crores, a Savings Bank account with Rs. 5.77 lakhs in it, Cash in hand of Rs. 1.63 lakhs, interest received on FDRs totalling Rs. 13.41 lakhs, rent received from residential properties amounting to Rs. 4.00 lakhs and NDMC Security worth Rs. 14 thousand.
She also has a share in ancestral land in Palwal which is valued at Rs. 98 lakhs. Sushma Swaraj salary is the basic Minister of Parliament salary of Rs. 1 lakh per month along with different benefits that every Minister receives.
All of this brings her personal wealth to a massive Rs. 6.30 crores including her residential assets, which we describe below.
Sushma Swaraj Husband Income
Sushma Swaraj husband net worth is also a lot and together they have amassed a huge fortune. Swaraj Kaushal, her husband is a well-known lawyer who serves as a senior advocate of Supreme Court of India. He has been the Governor of Mizoram from 1990 to 1993 and was a Member of Parliament from 1998 to 2004.
He has office assets that are worth Rs. 6.09 lakhs, Bank Fixed Deposits worth Rs. 15.95 crores and has a Savings Bank account having Rs. 25.05 lakhs.
Sushma Swaraj husband income also includes Cash in hand of Rs. 2.09 lakhs, interest accumulated on Fixed Deposits worth Rs. 6.45 lakhs, rent received from residential properties of Rs. 1.11 lakhs and income tax refundable of Rs. 60 thousand.
Along with the value of residential assets and cars, his net worth is a gigantic sum of Rs. 25.70 crores.
Sushma Swaraj House and Cars
Sushma Swaraj house is a 3 BHK residential flat in New Delhi with 2139 square feet area and parking space worth Rs. 2.16 crores at present which was bought for Rs. 1.39 crores.
Her husband houses include a 3 BHK residential flat in New Delhi with 2254 square feet area and a parking space that is worth around Rs. 2.9 crores, which was bought for Rs. 1.2 crores and a 2 BHK residential flat in Mumbai measuring 1412 square feet with two parking spaces which are worth Rs. 6.16 crores at present and was bought for Rs. 1.98 crores.
They also own a Mercedes car which is worth Rs. 35 lakhs.
Both Swaraj Kaushal and Sushma Swaraj earnings does not include investment in any shares, mutual funds or stocks and neither did they have any insurance policy. Both of them does have a rent security liability of Rs. 10 lakhs each which is deducted from their net worth.
Sushma Swaraj was called India’s best-loved politician by the Wall Street Journal. She is one of the most well known and helpful politicians in the country. She is very famous for her prompt responses to requests for help by people on social media no matter whatever the issue by making sure to forward the issue to the right person in charge. Swaraj has inspired many other ministers to pay attention to issues via social media. She declared that she won’t be contesting in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.