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Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 : Know Your Candidate

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The National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 1594 out of 1612 candidates, who are contesting in the Lok Sabha Phase III.


There are 18 candidates who have not been analysed due to unavailability of their properly scanned and complete affidavits, at the time of making this report.

*Candidates with Criminal Cases: 340(21%) out of 1594 candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves.

*Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases: 230(14%) out of 1594 have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

*Candidates with Declared Convicted Cases: 14 candidates have declared convicted cases against themselves.

*Candidates with cases related to Murder: 13 candidates have declared cases related to murder (IPC Section -302) against themselves.

*Candidates with cases related to Attempt to Murder: 30 candidates have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC Section 307) against themselves.

*Candidates with cases related to Kidnapping: 14 candidates have declared cases related to kidnapping such kidnapping for ransom, etc. (IPC Section-364A), kidnapping (IPC Section-363), Kidnapping or abducting with an intetnt secretly and wrongfully confine person (IPC Section-365) etc, against themselves.

*Candidates with cases related to Crime Against Women: 29 candidates have declared cases related to crime against women such as rape (IPC Section-376), assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty (IPC Section-354), husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty (IPC Section-498A) etc., against themselves.

*Candidates with cases related to Hate Speech: 26 candidates have declared cases related to hate speech against themselves.
*Party wise Candidates with Criminal Cases: Among the major parties, 40(44%) out of 90 candidates from INC, 38(39%) out of 97 candidates from BJP, 16(17%) out of 92 candidates from BSP, 11(58%) out of 19 candidates analysed from CPI (M), 7(32%) out of 22 candidates from SHS, 5(50%) out of 10 candidates from SP, 6(60%) out of 10 candidates from NCP and 4(44%) out of 9 candidates from AITC have declared criminal cases against themselves.

*Party wise Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases: Among the major parties, 26(27%) out of 97 candidates from BJP, 24(27%) out of 90 candidates from INC, 9(10%) out of 92 candidates from BSP, 6(27%) out of 22 candidates analysed from SHS, 6(32%) out of 19 candidates from CPI(M), 5(50%) out of 10 candidates from NCP, 4(40%) out of 10 candidates from SP and 4(44%) out of 9 candidates from AITC have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

*Red Alert Constituencies: 63 out of 115 constituencies are red alert constituencies. Red alert constituencies are those constituencies where 3 or more contesting candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves.

Financial Background

*Crorepati Candidates: There are 392(25%) candidates who have assets worth Rs. 1 crore and more.

*Party wise Crorepati Candidates: Among the major parties 81(84%) out of 97 candidates from BJP, 74(82%) out of 90 candidates from INC, 9(90%) out of 10 candidates from SP, 10(53%) candidates from CPI(M), 12(13%) candidates from BSP, 9(41%) candidates from SHS and 7(70%) out of 10 candidates from NCP have declared assets worth more than Rs. 1 crore.

*Average assets: The average asset per candidate contesting in the Lok Sabha Phase III election is Rs. 2.95 crores.

*Party wise average assets: Among major parties, the average assets per candidate for 97 BJP candidates is Rs. 13.01 crores, 90 INC candidates is Rs 10.96 crores, 92 BSP candidates have average assets of Rs 1.22 crore, 22 SHS candidates have average assets worth Rs 2.69 crores, 19 CPI(M) candidates have average assets worth Rs 1.76 crore, 10 NCP candidates have average assets worth Rs 48.49 crores, 10 SP candidates have average assets worth Rs 28.52 crores,and 9 AITC candidates have average assets of Rs 4.93 crores

* High asset candidates: The details of the top 3 candidates with the highest assets are given below :

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