7th Phase LS polls: 170 with pending criminal cases, 278 crorepatis in fray

vote2019New Delhi, May 14: In the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, there are 909 candidates in the fray of which 170 have declared pending criminal cases against themselves.

127 of the 909 candidates analysed have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

97 per cent of MLAs in new Karnataka assembly are crorepatis

77 have declared pending criminal cases while 215 or 97 per cent are crorepatis in the newly elected Karnataka legislative assembly. In the assembly that was elected in 2013, there were 74 MLAs with pending criminal cases says Association for Democratic Reforms in a report.

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Punjab: Crorepatis rule poll list; Sidhu highest earner

sidhuGoing by the declarations made by the candidates for the Punjab assembly elections 2017, it is clear that a majority of them are crorepatis. Eighty-seven out of the 94 candidates from the Akali Dal are crorepatis. The scenario in the Congress is no different with 103 out of the 117 candidates declaring assets in crores.
A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that 71 of the 112 candidates of the Aam Admi Party are crorepatis. Of the 1,145 candidates in the fray, 428 have assets in crores.

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96 per cent of newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis

New Delhi,June 29: 96 per cent newly elected MPs to the Rajya Sabha are crorepatis.The affidavits analysed by the National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has also found that of the 57 MPs, 13 (23%) MPs have declared criminal cases against themselves.
The top three richest MPs in the Rajya Sabha are Praful Patel, Kapil Sibal and Satish Chandra Mishra with assets worth Rs 252 crore, 212 crore and 193 crore respectively. The MPs will the lowest assets Anil Madhav, Ram Kumar and Pradeep Tamta with assets worth Rs 60 lakh, 86 lakh and Rs 1 crore respectively.

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