Assembly polls: Maximum candidates who left a party to join another were from BSP

New Delhi, Apr 26: In the recently concluded elections to the five states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur, the maximum candidates who left a party to join another were from the BSP.

A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) says that 75 or 27 per cent candidates left BSP to join another party during the recent assembly elections 2022. While 37 (13%) candidates left from INC to join a different party to contest elections during Assembly elections 2022.

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UP polls: Candidates winning margin was at 47%

New Delhi, Apr 07: The winners of the Uttar Pradesh State Assembly elections, 2022 won by an average of 47 per cent of total votes polled. In the 2017 elections winners won by an average of 43 per cent of total votes polled.

85 (36 per cent) winners won with 50per cent and above of the total votes polled in their constituency. 149 (64per cent) winners won with less than 50per cent of the total votes polled in their constituency said a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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All 9 ministers in Goa are crorepatis

New Delhi, Mar 29: 4(44%) ministers have declared criminal cases against themselves in the new Goa government. 3(33%) ministers have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Out of the 9 ministers analysed, all 9 (100%) are crorepatis. The average assets of 9 ministers analysed is Rs 19.49 crores.

The minister with the highest declared total assets is Atanasio Monserrate from Panaji constituency with assets worth Rs. 48.48 crores.

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39 crorepati ministers in newly formed UP government

New Delhi, Mar 26: There are 22 ministers with pending criminal cases and 39 crorepatis in the newly formed government in Uttar Pradesh. 20(44%) ministers have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Out of the 45 ministers analysed, 39 (87%) are crorepatis. The average assets of 45 ministers analysed is Rs 9 crores. The minister with the highest declared total assets is Mayankeshwar Sharan Singh from Tiloi constituency with assets worth Rs. 58.07 crores.

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Clean governance: No minister in Uttarakhand, Manipur have pending criminal cases

New Delhi, Mar 24: The new ministers in both Uttarakhand and Manipur have no criminal cases against them. In Uttarakhand and Manipur the 15 ministers put together do not have pending criminal cases against them, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Out of the 9 ministers analysed, all 9 (100%) are crorepatis in Uttarakhand. The average assets of 9 ministers analysed is Rs 16.00 crores.

The minister with the highest declared total assets is Satpal Maharaj from Chaubattakhal constituency with assets worth Rs. 87.34 crores.

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Clean govt: Manipur has no minister with pending criminal case

New Delhi, Mar 22: None of the ministers in the new Manipur government have pending criminal cases against them.

Out of the 6 ministers, all 6 are crorepatis, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms says.

The average assets of 6 ministers analysed is Rs 4.04 crores.The minister with the highest declared total assets is Konthoujam Govindas Singh from Bishenpur constituency with assets worth Rs. 8.32 crores.

The minister with the lowest declared total assets is Nongthombam Biren Singh from Heingang constituency with assets worth Rs. 1.47 crores.

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205 with criminal background, 366 crorepatis in new UP assembly

New Delhi, Mar 14: Out of the 403 winning candidates analysed in 2022, 205(51%) winning candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 402 MLAs analysed during Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017, 143(36%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said.

158 (39%) winning candidates have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women etc. Out of 402 MLAs analysed during Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017, 107 (26%) MLAs had declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

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Number of MLAs with criminal background in Uttarakhand down compared to 2017

New Delhi, Mar 11: 19 of the 70 new MLAs in Uttarakhand have pending criminal cases against them.

Out of 70 MLAs analysed during Uttarakhand Assembly elections in 2017, 22(31%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms. 10 (14%) winning candidates have declared serious criminal cases against themselves. Out of 70 MLAs analysed during Uttarakhand Assembly elections in 2017, 14 (20%) MLAs had declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

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Assembly elections: 1,916 with criminal background, 2,836 crorepatis in fray

New Delhi, Mar 04: The counting for the five state assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh will take place on March 10. The final phase of polling will take place on March 07.

In all 6,944 candidates are in fray. Association for Democratic Reforms has analysed the affidavits of 6,874 candidates. The affidavits of the remaining 70 candidates were not analysed as the affidavits were unclear at the time the report was made.

Out of 6874 candidates analysed, 1,916 are from National parties, 1,421 are from State parties, 1,829 are from registered unrecognised parties and 1,708 candidates are contesting independently.

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246 crorepatis in fray for 5th phase of UP elections

New Delhi, Feb 21: Out of 685 candidates contesting the fifth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 185 have declared pending criminal cases against themselves.

141(21%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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