India has 35% CMs with criminal cases, 81% of total are crorepatis: ADR
New Delhi: In India, round 35 % chief ministers have felony instances in opposition to them and 81 % of the whole are crorepatis, in response to an ADR report launched on Monday.
The Affiliation for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Nationwide Election Watch (NEW) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of present chief ministers (CMs) in state assemblies and Union territories throughout the nation.
These have been the most recent affidavits filed by them previous to contesting the elections.
“Out of the all 31 chief ministers analysed from state assemblies and Union territories, 11 (35 per cent) chief ministers have declared felony instances in opposition to themselves,” the Affiliation for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report famous.
Additional, 26 per cent CMs have declared critical felony instances, together with associated to homicide, try and homicide, dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property, felony intimidation, amongst others.
Curiously, as many as 25 CMs, or 81 per cent, are crorepatis, with two of them having property to the tune of over Rs 100 crore. The typical property of CMs are value Rs 16.18 crore.
In keeping with the report, Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu has emerged because the wealthiest chief minister with declared property value over Rs 177 crore, adopted by Arunanchal Pradesh’s Pema Khandu (over Rs 129 crore) and Amarinder Singh of Punjab (over Rs 48 crore).
The CM with the bottom declared asset is Tripura’s Manik Sarkar with property value Rs 27 lakh, adopted by West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee (over Rs 30 lakh) and Jammu and Kashmir’s Mehbooba Mufti (Rs 56 lakh).
When it comes to academic qualification, 10 per cent of 31 chief ministers are 12th cross, 39 per cent graduate, 32 per cent graduate skilled, 16 per cent submit graduate and three per cent doctorate.