168 Crorepatis in Fray in Phase 5 of UP Polls

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

A to­tal of 168 crorepati can­di­dates are in the fray for the fifth phase of UP Assem­bly elec­tions to be held on Mon­day, while 117 have de­clared crim­i­nal cases against them­selves, says a re­port. UP Elec­tion Watch and As­so­ci­a­tion for Demo­cratic Re­forms (ADR) have an­a­lysed the self-sworn af­fi­davits of 612 out of 617 can­di­dates from 75 po­lit­i­cal par­ties, in­clud­ing 6 na­tional par­ties, 4 state par­ties, 65 un­rec­og­nized par­ties and 220 in­de­pen­dent can­di­dates.—PTI

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