|Paul Kamlesh Pattni|
His 2013 election campaign billboard
|Born||Kamlesh Mansukhlal Damji Pattni
1965 (age 48–49)
|Kenya National Democratic Alliance|
|Awards||Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize for Humanitarianism and Equity|
Kamlesh Pattni was born in Mombasa, Kenya. He later moved to Nairobi, where he allegedly used his company to acquire billions of shillings, in league with prominent politicians and government officials in the Goldenberg scandal. Many other people were also undoubtedly involved. The effects of Goldenberg were devastating to Kenya's economy in the late 1990s. He has been jailed on multiple occasions but has always managed to get free.
Pattni is the chairman of the Kenya National Democratic Alliance (KENDA), a political party in Kenya. He was a parliamentary candidate at the 2007 elections. He unsuccessfully contested the Westlands Constituency in the 2013 election and received 10,083 votes.
He was born into a Hindu family and later converted to Christianity and took the name Paul on his baptism.
- When Pattni Became Paul
- Jesus Inc: Paying for miracles to happen
- FAYO, GALGALO (19 April 2013). "Court clears Kamlesh Pattni over Goldenberg scandal". Business Daily. Retrieved 7 August 2013.
- "Laureate: Kamlesh Mansukhlal Damji Pattni". mefafrica.org. 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2013.
- Official Page on Facebook
- NTV theTrend: Pattni Interview on YouTube
- Probe into Kenya hotel sell-off BBC
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