Source: 
IBN Live
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/ls-polls-phase-2-one-candidate-who-caused-loss-of-rs-50-is-criminal/461538-3.html
Date: 
31.03.2014
City: 
New Delhi

New Delhi: The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has analyzed self-sworn affidavits of all 37 candidates contesting in the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Just one candidate who caused a loss of Rs 50, has a criminal background. There are 23 crorepati candidates and six of them have declared properties worth over Rs 10 crore. Rs 9.12 crore is the average assets of these candidates.

Total 7 Lok Sabha seats are voting in the second phase on April 9 - 2 seats in Arunachal Pradesh, 2 seats in Meghalaya, 1 seat in Mizoram, 1 seat in Manipur and 1 seat in Nagaland.

Subu Kechu, an independent candidate from Arunachal West has declared a case against him in which he allegedly caused a loss of Rs 50.

LS polls phase 2: Just one candidate who caused loss of Rs 50 is criminal

The richest candidate in the fray is Independent candidate from Shillong Denis Siangshai who has declared assets worth over Rs 128 crore.

The Congress has 5, the BJP has 4 and the AAP has 3 crorepati candidates in the fray.

The richest candidate in the fray is Independent candidate from Shillong Denis Siangshai who has declared assets worth over Rs 128 crore. The Congress candidate from Shillong and union minister Vincent H Pala has declared assets worth over Rs.49 crores.

The NCP candidate from Arunachal West Gicho Kabak is the poorest with assets worth just Rs.4 lakh.

Education

81 per cent of the candidates are graduates and above. 14 per cent are 12th pass and below. 3 per cent are illiterate and 2 per cent have not given their educational qualification details.

Age

49 per cent of the candidates are in the age group of 25-50 years. 35 per cent are in the age group of 51-70 years. 16 per cent are above 70 years.

Gender

95 per cent of the candidates are male and mere 5 per cent candidates are female.

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