Rajasthan assembly elections 2018 At 22 percent Congress tops list of candidates with criminal cases says ADR report
| Wednesday | 5th December, 2018
It states that 22% candidates of Congress have criminal cases pending against them, while 17% of BJP candidates have criminal cases pending cases against them.Other than criminals favoured in the polls, both main parties have also relied on crorepatis.
JAIPUR: The Congress has taken a lead for fielding candidates with criminal background in assembly polls, as compared with other political parties, including the BJP.
The ruling party didn't disappoint and scored over his arch rival Congress by deposing faith on 81% crorepati candidates.The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) in collaboration with Rajasthan Election Watch, has compiled the affidavits of candidates.
This increasing nationwide trend will soon make have nots politically irrelevant,” said Anil Verma, head of National Election Watch and ADR.
The advocacy group has urged the voters to access the affidavits of the candidates contesting in their assembly segments before the vote.BJP may have an upper edge in number of crorepatis, but Congress scored over in average assets of candidates.
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