Misa Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who filed her nomination papers on Tuesday for the Lok Sabha polls from Pataliputra constituency in Bihar, is a crorepati with the total value of her declared assets more than Rs.5 crore.
According to the affidavit submitted by her while filing the nomination from Patliputra seat, Misa Bharti, a doctor by profession, has movable and immovable property worth Rs.5.51 crore. She has Rs.80,000 cash in hand while her husband Sailesh Kumar has Rs.70,000. "I am confident and sure that people will support and vote for me. I will win from here," said Misa Bharti, who was clad in colourful salwar suit and sported a small bindi.
Upbeat after filing her nomination papers, she said that she is getting overwhelming response of people during her ongoing campaign in the seat which falls in Patna district. "I am telling people that I will not promise the moon to you but I will try to develop this constituency as an IT hub and centre of education if I win," she said.
She faces sitting MP Ranjan Prasad Yadav of the ruling Janata Dal-United and Ram Kripal Yadav, fielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party which he joined after quitting the Rashtriya Janata Dal on being denied ticket from Pataliputra by Lalu Prasad.