In Goa assembly, all 40 MLAs are crorepatis

The average of assets per MLA who won in the Goa 2017 assembly elections is Rs 10.90 crore, whereas the average asset for each candidate who contested in the 2017 assembly elections was Rs 4.75 crore.

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In Goa, all MLAs elected to the new assembly are crorepatis. All the 40 (100%) newly elected MLAs analysed, are crorepatis. Out of 40 MLAs analysed during Goa 2012 assembly elections, 37 (93%) MLAs were crorepatis.

In Goa assembly all 40 MLAs are crorepatis

The average of assets per MLA who won in the Goa 2017 assembly elections is Rs 10.90 crore, whereas the average asset for each candidate who contested in the 2017 assembly elections was Rs 4.75 crore. In 2012, the average assets per MLA was Rs 7.28 crores, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Among major parties, the average assets per MLA for 17 INC MLAs analysed is Rs 12.17 crore, 13 BJP MLAs have average assets of Rs 11.53 crore, 3 Maharashtrawadi Gomantak MLAs have average assets of Rs 9.35 crore and 3 Goa Forward Party MLAs have average assets worth of Rs 8.55 crore.

Criminal background:

There are nine MLAs with pending criminal cases in the new Goa assembly. Out of the 40 MLAs analysed, 9 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 40 MLAs analyzed for Goa 2012 Assembly Elections, 12 had declared criminal cases against themselves.

Six MLAs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder etc. Out of 40 MLAs analysed during Goa Assembly elections in 2012, 3 MLAs had declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

Four (24%)out of 17 MLAs from INC, 2(15%) out of 13 MLAs from BJP, 1 (33%) out of 3 MLAs from Goa Forward Party, 1(100%) out of 1 MLA from NCP and 1 (33%) out 3 Independent MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

Two (12%) out of 17 MLAs from INC, 1(8%) out of 13 MLAs from BJP, 1 (33%) out of 3 MLAs from Goa Forward Party , 1(100%) out of 1 MLA from NCP and 1 (33%) out 3 independent MLAs have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

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