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Dramatic increase in number of MPs with pending criminal cases

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New Delhi, May 27: Out of the 539 Winners analysed in Lok Sabha 2019, 233 (43 per cent) winners have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 542 Winners analysed during Lok Sabha elections in 2014, 185(34 per cent) winners had declared criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

A 44 per cent rise:

A 44 per cent rise:

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

159 (29 per cent) 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.

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

A comparison from 2009 to 2014:

A comparison from 2009 to 2014:

Winners with declared convicted cases:

10 Winners have declared convicted cases against themselves.

Winners with cases related to murder:

Winners with cases related to murder:

Winners with cases related to Crimes against Women:

Winners with cases related to Crimes against Women:

Winners with cases related to Kidnapping:

Winners with cases related to Kidnapping:

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