Punjab Vidhan Sabha Elections: Out of 1276 candidates running for the Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections, 25% of the candidates declared criminal charges against themselves. This information was given in the report prepared by Punjab Election Watch. The Punjab Election Watch (PEW) affiliated with the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) analyzed the affidavits of 1,276 candidates out of a total of 1,304 candidates in the February 20 election.

More than half only read until the 12th.
PEW said it could not analyze the affidavits of 28 candidates because they had not been properly scanned or full details had not been uploaded to the election commission’s website. The report indicates that with regard to the educational qualifications of the candidates, more than half of them studied up to class XII.

The candidates have average assets of Rs 4.31 crore.
Jaskirat Singh, state organizer, PEW released the report. According to the report, the average assets of Assembly election candidates are Rs 4.31 crore compared to Rs 3.49 crore in 2017.

Party candidate Aam Aadmi has maximum trumps –

Mohali Kulwant Singh’s party candidate Aam Aadmi has declared assets worth Rs 238 crore. Next are Akali Dal Chairman Sukhbir Singh Badal and Congress Leader Karan Kaur Brar who have assets worth Rs 202 crore and Rs 155 crore respectively. Brar disputes from Muktsar

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