96 per cent of newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis

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New Delhi,June 29: 96 per cent newly elected MPs to the Rajya Sabha are crorepatis.The affidavits analysed by the National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has also found that of the 57 MPs, 13 (23%) MPs have declared criminal cases against themselves.

The top three richest MPs in the Rajya Sabha are Praful Patel, Kapil Sibal and Satish Chandra Mishra with assets worth Rs 252 crore, 212 crore and 193 crore respectively.

The MPs will the lowest assets Anil Madhav, Ram Kumar and Pradeep Tamta with assets worth Rs 60 lakh, 86 lakh and Rs 1 crore respectively.

Pending criminal cases:

7 (12%) MPs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to attempt to murder, cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, theft etc.

Party wise MPs with criminal cases: 3 (18%) out of 17 MPs from BJP, 2 (29%) out of 7 MPs from SP, and 1 MP each from INC (11%), BJD (33%), BSP (50%), RJD (50%), DMK (50%), SHS (100%), YSRCP (100%) have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

State wise MPs with criminal cases: 4 out of 11 (36%) MPs from Uttar Pradesh, 2 out of 5 (40%) MPs from Bihar, 1 out of 6 (17%) MPs from Maharashtra, 1 out of 6 (17%) MPs from Tamil Nadu, 1 out of 4 (25%) Karnataka MPs, 1 out of 4 (25%) MPs from Andhra Pradesh, 1 out of 3 (33%) MPs from Madhya Pradesh, 1 out of 3 (33%) MPs from Odisha and 1 out of 2 (50%) MPs from Haryana have declared criminal cases against themselves.

Financial background

Out of the 57 newly elected MPs, 55 (96%) are crorepatis.Party wise crorepati MPs: 15 (88%) out of 17 MPs from BJP, 9 (100%) out of 9 MPs from INC, 7 (100%) out of 7 MPs from SP, 4 (100%) out of 4 MPs from AIADMK, 3 (100%) out of 3 MPs from BJD, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from JD(U), 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from RJD, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from DMK, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from BSP, 2 (100%) out of 2 MPs from TDP , 1 MP (100%) each from SAD, NCP, SHS, YSRCP and 1 Independent MP have declared assets worth more than Rs. 1 crore.

Average assets:

The average assets value of the newly elected MPs to the Rajya Sabha, 2016 is Rs. 35.84 crores

Party wise average assets:

Among major parties, the average assets for 17 BJP MPs is Rs 17.95 crores, 9 INC MPs is Rs 65.47 crores, 7 SP MPs is Rs 38.09 crores, 4 AIADMK MPs is Rs.6.79 crores and 3 BJD MPs is Rs. 14.98 crores.

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