Among the seven MLAs from Bhavnagar district, Congressman Praveenbhai Rathod was the MLA of Palitana, the lowest trustworthy and movable assets mentioned in the nomination papers. He had assets worth Rs 7,25,000 in 2012, which increased to Rs 94,66,595 in five years by Rs 87,41,595. While Bhavnagar East MLA and Parliamentary Secretary Vibhavariben Dave have increased assets from Rs. 2,76,35,022 to Rs. 1,05,16,298 in five years.
Bhavnagar East MLA and parliamentary secretary Vabhavariben Dave had Rs. 30,000 cash ,Rs. 10,21,836 bank deposits in 2012,Rs. 11,35,522 fund, bonds, insurance policies of 1,43,687, gold jewellery worth Rs. 58,18,000, and total movable assets of 97,68,724. The total agricultural land at Kanad village, office and building were worth Rs. 73,50,00 and the total amount was Rs. 1,71,18,724.
After five years, in 2017, Rs. 65,57,826 worth of gold and silver jewelery, investment of Rs. 13,80,200, bank deposit of Rs. 34,59,595, bond of Rs. 10,66,444, and total amount of Rs. 1,30,03,016. 15.61% of agricultural land, office and residential buildings have been received at Rs. 1,46,32,006. So, in 2012, which was Rs 1,71,18,724, has increased to Rs. 2,76,35,022 by Rs 1,05,16,298 in five years.