Over 900 possibilities out of a 15,827 contesting a initial proviso of a internal bodies polls in Maharashtra are ‘crorepatis’, settled an Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Maharashtra Election Watch report. ADR and a Maharashtra Election Watch analysed a self-sworn affidavits of a 9,495 possibilities contesting a metropolitan legislature polls, 639 possibilities fighting a polls for a posts of presidents of metropolitan councils and 623 contesting a nagar panchayats polls.

In a initial phase, a sum of 164 metropolitan councils and 3,706 nagar panchayat seats will go to a polls on Sunday. A sum of 15,827 possibilities are in a fray. The research shows that 927 possibilities in a ravel for a 3 elections are multi-millionaires. The 9,495 possibilities for a metropolitan legislature polls are from 19 districts — Solapur, Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Nandurbar, Dhule, Jalgaon, Jalna, Parbhani, Hingoli, Beed, Osmanabad, Yavatmal, Akola, Washim, Amravati, Buldhana, Wardha and Chandrapur.

The research of affidavits of a possibilities covers all a distinguished groups of Maharashtra — Pune, Nashik, Nagpur Aurangabad and Amravati. As per a sum of a possibilities in a 19 districts analysed by ADR, a normal value of resources per claimant is some-more than Rs 36 lakh.

Out of a 9,495 candidates, 743 (8 per cent) are ‘crorepatis’. The claimant with a top announced sum assets, value Rs 46 crore, is Madhubala Dilipsinh Bhosale, who is contesting as a councillor claimant for Phaltan metropolitan council.

As many as 397 possibilities have announced 0 resources in a 19 districts, a ADR news said. There are 1,186 possibilities who have announced resources value next Rs 50,000 (excluding those dogmatic 0 assets). Jugalkishor Rampalji Lohiya, fighting a Parali-Vaijnath metropolitan legislature seat, has a top liabilities of Rs 14 crore.

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