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Dear Friends,

National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 57 newly elected MPs of Rajya Sabha 2016. Please find below highlights of the analysis:

Criminal background

·         MPs with criminal cases: Out of the 57 MPs analysed, 13 (23%) MPs have declared criminal cases against themselves.


MPs with serious criminal cases:
 7 (12%) MPs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to attempt to murder,cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, theft etc.

·         Party wise MPs with criminal cases: 3 (18%) out of 17 MPs from BJP, 2 (29%) out of 7 MPs from SP, and 1 MP each from INC (11%), BJD (33%), BSP (50%), RJD (50%), DMK (50%), SHS (100%), YSRCP (100%) have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

·         State wise MPs with criminal cases: 4 out of 11 (36%) MPs from Uttar Pradesh, 2 out of 5 (40%) MPs from Bihar, 1 out of 6 (17%) MPs from Maharashtra, 1 out of 6 (17%) MPs from Tamil Nadu, 1 out of 4 (25%) Karnataka MPs, 1 out of 4 (25%) MPs from Andhra Pradesh, 1 out of 3 (33%) MPs from Madhya Pradesh, 1 out of 3 (33%) MPs from Odisha and 1 out of 2 (50%) MPs from Haryana have declared criminal cases against themselves.

Financial background

·         Crorepati MPs: Out of the 57 newly elected MPs, 55 (96%) are crorepatis.

·         Details of PAN: All MPs have declared PAN details in their affidavits.

·         High asset MPs*:  The names of the top three MPs with highest assets are given below:

S.No.

Name

State

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

1

Praful Patel

MAHARASHTRA

NCP

80,75,65,242

1,71,33,31,000

2,52,08,96,242
 252 Crore+

2

Kapil Sibbal

UTTAR PRADESH

INC

41,10,75,983

1,71,42,84,098

2,12,53,60,081
 212 Crore+

3

Satish Chandra Misra

UTTAR PRADESH

BSP

60,19,21,749

1,32,81,27,310

1,93,00,49,059
 193 Crore+

Table: Top three MPs with highest declared assets

*Total Assets includes income of self, spouse and dependents.

 

·         Low asset MPs:  The 3 MPs with lowest assets are as follows:

S.No.

Name

State

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

1

Anil Madhav Dave

MADHYA PRADESH

BJP

12,97,179

48,00,000

60,97,179 
 60 Lacs+

2

Ram Kumar

RAJASTHAN

BJP

22,22,305

64,00,000

86,22,305 
 86 Lacs+

3

Pradeep Tamta

UTTARAKHAND

INC

36,28,665

72,36,625

1,08,65,290 
 1 Crore+

Table: Three MPs with lowest declared assets

 

·         Top 3 MPs with highest Percentage growth in assets:  The 3 MPs with the highest percentage growth in assets are as follows:

S.No.

Name

 State

Year in which affidavit was last submitted

Party in Last Election

Party In  2016

Assets in 2016 (RS.)

Assets in Last Election (RS.)

Asset Increase (RS.)

% Increase in Asset

1

Anil Madhav Dave

Madhya Pradesh

2010

BJP

BJP

6097179

275742

5821437

2111%

2

Sanjay Rajaram Raut

Maharashtra

2010

SHS

SHS

142260042

15116228

127143814

841%

3

Satish Chandra Misra

Uttar Pradesh

2010

BSP

BSP

 

1930049059

 

241800000

 

1688249059

698%

 

·         Party wise crorepati MPs: 15 (88%) out of 17 MPs from BJP, 9 (100%) out of 9 MPs from INC, 7 (100%) out of 7 MPs from SP, 4 (100%) out of 4 MPs from AIADMK, 3 (100%) out of 3 MPs from BJD, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from JD(U)2 (100%) out of 2 MPs fromRJD, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from DMK, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from BSP, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from TDP 1 MP (100%) each from SAD, NCP, SHS, YSRCP and 1 Independent MP have declared assets worth more than Rs. 1 crore.

·         Average assets: The average assets value of the newly elected MPs to the Rajya Sabha, 2016 is Rs. 35.84 crores

·         Party wise average assets:  Among major parties, the average assets for 17 BJP MPs is Rs 17.95 crores9 INC MPs is Rs 65.47 crores, 7 SP MPs is Rs 38.09 crores, 4 AIADMK MPs is Rs.6.79 crores and BJD MPs is Rs. 14.98 crores.

·         MPs with high liabilities: 19 MPs have declared liabilities of Rs 1 crore and above, and the details of the top 3 MPs are as follows:

S.No.

Name

State

Party Name

Total Assets(Rs)

Liabilities (Rs)

PAN Given

1

Satish Chandra Misra

UTTAR PRADESH

BSP

1,93,00,49,059
 193 Crore+

38,23,49,116
 38 Crore+

Y

2

Sanjay Seth

UTTAR PRADESH

SP

63,68,62,028 
 63 Crore+

26,97,67,553
 26 Crore+

Y

3

K.C. Ramamurthy

KARNATAKA

INC

77,27,28,007 
 77 Crore+

12,72,94,538
 12 Crore+

Y

 Table: Top three MPs with high liabilities

 

·         MPs with high income as declared in ITR*: The table below shows MPs who have declared highest income in their Income Tax Returns.

S.No.

Name

Party Name

State

Total Asset (Rs)

The financial year for which the last income tax return has been filed by MP

Total income shown by MP in ITR (Self+Spouse+Dependent) (Rs)

Self income shown by MP in ITR (Rs)

1

Kapil Sibbal

INC

UTTAR PRADESH

2,12,53,60,081  

212 Crore+

2014-2015

39,01,51,710 

 39 Crore+

38,39,17,790  

38 Crore+

2

Vivekkrishna Tankha

INC

MADHYA PRADESH

62,42,55,976

  62 Crore+

2014-2015

15,19,09,800  

15 Crore+

14,84,96,540  

14 Crore+

3

Praful Patel

NCP

MAHARASHTRA

2,52,08,96,242  

252 Crore+

2014-2015

15,04,73,530 

 15 Crore+

23,17,910  

23 Lacs+

Table: MPs with high income as declared in income tax returns

 *Total income includes income of self, spouse and dependents

Other background details

·         Education Details of MPs:  3 (5%) MPs have declared their education qualification to be between 10th pass and 12th pass, while 33 (58%) MPs have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or graduate professional18 (32%) MPs have declared themselves to be postgraduates while 2 (4%) MPs have declared they are Doctorates.

 

·         Age details of MPs: 25 (44%) MPs have declared their age to be between 41 and 60 years while 31 (54%) MPs have declared their age to be between61 and 80 years. The oldest MP is Jethmalani Ram Boolchand aged 92 years from Bihar and the youngest MP is Misha Bharti aged 41 also from Bihar.

·         Gender details of MPs: Out of 57 MPs, only 4 (7%) newly elected MPs are women.

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