Confident of BJP led coalition govt in Assam: BJP spokesperson

bjpflagNew Delhi, May 19: We are confident of forming the government in Assam says BJP’s spokesperson, GVL Narasimha Rao. If the trends continue this way for Assam then we have no doubt that we will form the next government, Rao tells OneIndia. Rao also stated that they are confident of a good showing in the seats that they have contested.

However in the 33 odd seats where there is a huge population of illegal immigrants, we are out of contest over there. This was however on expected lines, Rao also pointed out.

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4 assemblies and its tainted members

The assembly elections are over and the results too are out. As the new governments get ready to take their place and commence their five year term, here is a report on nature of the MLAs these governments will have. The West Bengal assembly tops the list of criminal candidates and it has 102 such MLAs. Most of these MLAs have serious charges pending against them.

Among the four assemblies (Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, West Bengal andAssam) which have been analysed by the National Election Watch the richest assembly is without a doubt Tamil Nadu. It has 120 crorepati candidates in the assembly. The one with the least number of crorepatis is Puducherry with 19 such candidates.

Assam: 13 MLAs i.e. 10% (out of 126 analyzed) in the new Assembly have criminal cases pending against them as per their own declarations.  8 MLAs out of these 13 analyzed have declared serious IPC charges like kidnapping and extortion against them. This is an increase from the 2006 Assembly where the number of MLAs with criminal cases pending was only 7.

All major parties have MLAs with pending criminal cases against them. AIUDF has 6 MLAs out 18 MLAs analyzed (33%), INC has 4 out of 78 analyzed (5%), while AITC, AGP and BJP have 1 MLA each out of 1, 10 and 5 MLAs analyzed respectively with pending criminal cases.

A total of 47 MLAs (i.e. 37% of the total MLAs analyzed) are crorepatis

Puducherry:  9 MLAs i.e. 30% (out of 30 analyzed) in the new Assembly have criminal cases pending against them as per their own declarations. 2 MLAs out of these 9 analyzed have declared serious IPC charges like voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means and obscene acts and songs against them.

All major parties have MLAs with pending criminal cases against them. All India N.R. Congress has 5 (33%) MLAs out of 15 MLAs analyzed, AIADMK has 3 out of 5 analyzed (60%) and DMK has 1 (50%) out of 2 MLAs analyzed with pending criminal cases.

19 MLAs (i.e. 63% of the total MLAs analyzed) are crorepatis.

Tamil Nadu: 66 MLAs i.e. 29% (out of 231 analyzed) in the new Assembly have criminal cases pending against them as per their own declarations. 36 MLAs out of these 66 analyzed have declared serious IPC charges like murder, attempt to murder, robbery, extortion etc. against them.

All major parties have MLAs with pending criminal cases against them. AIADMK has 46 (31%) MLAs out 147 MLAs analyzed, DMK has 7 out of 23 analyzed (30%), CPI (M) has 3(30%) out of 10 analyzed and PMK has 2(67%) out of 3 MLAs analyzed with pending criminal cases.

A total of 120 MLAs (i.e. 52% of the total MLAs analyzed) are crorepatis

West Bengal: 102 MLAs i.e. 35% (out of 293 analyzed) in the next Assembly have pending criminal cases as per their own declarations. 75 MLAs out of these 102 analyzed have declared serious IPC charges like murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping and theft against them.

All major parties have MLAs with pending criminal cases. AITC has 69 MLAs out of 183 analyzed (38%), INC has 17 out of 42 (41%) and CPI (M) has 7 out of 40 (18%) MLAs analyzed with pending criminal cases.

47 MLAs (i.e. 16% of the total MLAs analyzed) are crorepatis.