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233 MPs in new Lok Sabha have pending criminal cases against them

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New Delhi, May 25: Out of the 539 Winners analysed in Lok Sabha 2019, 233 (43%) winners have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 542 Winners analysed during Lok Sabha elections in 2014, 185(34%) winners had declared criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Out of 543 Winners analysed during Lok Sabha elections in 2009, 162(30%) Winners had declared criminal cases against themselves. There is an increase of 44% in the number of MPs with declared criminal cases since 2009.

233 MPs in new Lok Sabha have pending criminal cases against them

159 (29%) winners in Lok Sabha 2019 Elections have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women etc.

110 women candidates with criminal background, 255 crorepatis contested 2019 LS polls

Out of 542 Winners analysed during Lok Sabha elections in 2014, 112(21%) Winners had declared serious criminal cases against themselves. Out of 543 Winners analysed during Lok Sabha elections in 2009, 76(14%) Winners had declared serious criminal cases against themselves. There is an increase of 109% in the number of MPs with declared serious criminal cases since 2009.

An INC Winner, Dean Kuriakose from Idukki constituency has declared 204 criminal cases against himself, including cases related to committing culpable homicide, house trespass, robbery, criminal intimidation etc.

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