31 with criminal background, 91 crorepatis contesting phase 1 of Manipur polls


New Delhi, Feb 18: Out of 173 candidates analysed, 37 (21%) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves.

27(16%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said.

Party wise Candidates with Criminal Cases: Among the major parties,11(29%) out of 38 candidates analysed from BJP, 7(25%) out of 28 candidates analysed from JD(U), 8 (23%) out of 35 candidates analysed from INC and 3 (11%) out of 27 candidates analysed from NPP have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

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