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Rape to murder: 54 per cent of new Jharkhand assembly has MLAs with pending criminal cases

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New Delhi, Dec 26: 54 per cent of the new Jharkhand legislative assembly have candidates with criminal background.

Out of the 81 MLAs analysed in 2019, 44(54%) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 81 MLAs analysed during Jharkhand Assembly elections in 2014, 55(68%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Rape to murder: 54 per cent of new Jharkhand assembly has MLAs with pending criminal cases

34 (42%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women etc. 2 MLAs have declared convicted cases against themselves.

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2 MLAs have declared cases related to murder (Indian Penal Code Section-302).

7 MLAs have declared cases of attempt to murder (IPC Section-307).

5 MLAs have declared cases related to crimes against women. Out of these 5 MLAs, 2 MLAs have declared cases related to rape (IPC Section-376).

From the BJP 12 have declared pending criminal cases against themselves. From the JVMP the number is 3, while the JMM has 17 such candidates. The AJSU, Congress have 1 and 16 such MLAs.

49 of 79 MLAs in Jharkhand have pending criminal cases against them49 of 79 MLAs in Jharkhand have pending criminal cases against them

The NCP, CPI and RJD have 1 candidate each who have pending criminal cases against them.

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    9 from the BJP have serious criminal cases pending against them. There are 3 from the JVMP, 12 from JMM and 8 from the Congress under this category. 1 MLA each has serious criminal cases pending against them from the CPI (ML) and RJD.

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