Asim Kumar contested as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from the Tamkuhi Raj constituency in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections and became the incumbent MLA. The election affidavit mentioned four criminal cases registered against him, and he is 60 years old. His total declared assets are Rs 27.2 crore, including Rs 9.9 crore in moveable assets and Rs 17.3 crore as immovable assets. His total reported income is Rs 1.4 crore, of which Rs 43.1 lakh is self income. Asim Kumar has total liabilities of Rs 5.1 crore.