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Around 40 per cent of the 35 newly elected MLCs in Uttar Pradesh have declared legal circumstances towards themselves, ballot rights physique Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) mentioned.

The Uttar Pradesh Election Watch and the ADR have analysed self-sworn affidavits of 35 out of the 36 new MLCs.

The affidavit of Jansatta Dal (Loktantrik) MLC Akshay Pratap Singh was not analysed because of the unavailability of an entire and correctly scanned doc on the web site of the election workplace whereas making the report, it mentioned.

According to the report, 9 (26 per cent) MLCs, all from the BJP, have declared severe legal circumstances, together with circumstances associated to homicide and try and homicide and so on. It mentioned three MLCs have declared circumstances associated to homicide (IPC part 302) towards themselves and 4 have declared circumstances of try and homicide (IPC part 307).

Thirteen (39 per cent) out of 33 MLCs from the BJP and an impartial MLC have declared legal circumstances towards themselves of their affidavits, the report mentioned. Of the 35 newly elected MLCs, 33 (94 per cent) are ‘crorepatis’.

Thirty-one (94 per cent) MLCs from the BJP and two impartial MLCs have declared belongings price greater than Rs 1 crore, the ADR mentioned. The common of belongings of the MLCs is Rs 17.39 crores, it added.

The BJP swept the biennial polls to the state’s legislative council by profitable 24 out of 27 constituencies the place polling befell on April 9. The occasion was earlier elected unopposed in 9 seats, taking its whole to 33 out of the 36 constituencies. PTI

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