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21.02.2018
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Kohima
(UNI) In all 114 crorepati candidates would contest the Nagaland Assembly elections slated for February 27.
Of the 193 out of 196 candidates contesting the Assembly polls, 114 (59 per cent) are crorepatis, according to a report released by the state chapter of the Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
The average of assets per candidate contesting the Nagaland Assembly Elections is Rs 3.76 crores.
The top 3 candidates with highest assets contesting the Nagaland 2018 Assembly Elections are Ramongo Lotha of JD (U) Rs 38,92,21,960 crore, K.L.Chishi of BJP Rs 38,20,26,456 crore and Neiphiu Rio of NDPP Rs 36,41,65,827 crore.
Out of the 193 candidates analysed, 3 (2 per cent) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves.
There are 3 (2 per cent) candidates have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.
There are 52 (27 per cent) candidates who have declared their educational qualification to be between 8th pass and 12th pass, while 137(71 per cent) candidates have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or above. There are 3 candidates who are illiterate.
75(39 per cent) candidates have declared their age to be between 25 and 50 years while 117(61 per cent) candidates have declared their age to be between 51and 80 years. 1 candidate has declared his age above 80 years.
Five (3 per cent) women candidates are contesting the Nagaland assembly election.

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