107 With Crim­i­nal Cases, 256 Crorepatis in Phase II

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

A to­tal of 107 can­di­dates who are in the fray for the sec­ond phase of UP assem­bly elec­tions to be held on Fe­bru­ary 15 have de­clared crim­i­nal cases against them­selves while there are 256 crorepatis, ac­cord­ing to a re­port by the As­so­ci­a­tion for Demo­cratic Re­forms (ADR). Out of 719 can­di­dates an­a­lysed, 84 (12%) can­di­dates have de­clared se­ri­ous crim­i­nal cases, in­clud­ing cases re­lated to mur­der, at­tempt to mur­der, kid­nap­ping and crimes against women. The ADR re­port said 475 can­di­dates are be­tween 25 and 50 years of age while 233 be­tween 51 and 80 years, as per de­tails in af­fi­davits sub­mit­ted by the can­di­dates. A to­tal of 69 women are con­test­ing in the sec­ond phase. Here’s a look...

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