Press Release : Presidential Election, 2022 - Analysis of Criminal Background, Financial, and Gender details of MPs/MLAs Voters

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                                                                                                                Date: July 12, 2022
 
Dear Friends, 

Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch have analyzed 4759 out 4809 affidavits of all sitting MPs & MLAs. It includes 768 out of 776 affidavits of MPs and 3991 out of 4033 MLAs from all the states of India. They collectively form the Electoral College, who will be voting for the Presidential Election on 18th July, 2022 to elect the new President of India. Based on the number of votes these 4759 MPs/MLAs can cast, ADR and NEW have analysed 1074364 out of 1086431 votes.

The full reports in English and Hindi can be accessed here: https://adrindia.org/content/presidential-election-2022-analysis-criminal-background-financial-and-gender-details-mpsmlas


Summary and Highlights 

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Figure: Composition of Electoral College for Presidential Election


 

Background details of Presidential candidates


Background details available as per the affidavits submitted for last election contested by the 2 presidential candidates are as follows:

S.No.

Elections

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Gender

Total Assets (Rs.)

Liabilities (Rs.)

Number of

Criminal Cases

Serious IPC

 Counts

Education

PAN

Given

1

Odisha Legislative

 Assembly Election 2014

Rairangpur

Droupadi Murmu

BJP

F

2,08,80,000

2 Crore+

14,00,000

14 Lacs+

3

0

Graduate

Y

2

Lok Sabha

Election 2009 - Jharkhand

Hazaribagh

Yashwant Sinha

BJP

M

3,65,76,217

3 Crore+

0

1

0

Post Graduate

Y

Table: Background details of Presidential candidates

Number of MPs/MLAs and Total Votes

S.No

Elected from House/ Assembly

Total MPs/MLAs in the House/ Assembly

No. of  votes which each elected member is entitled to cast 

Total No. of votes 

Total MPs/MLAs Analysed

Total votes of Analysed members

1

Lok sabha

543

700

380100

542

379400

2

Rajya Sabha

233

700

163100

226

158200

3

Andhra Pradesh

175

159

27825

174

27666

4

Arunachal Pradesh

60

8

480

60

480

5

Assam

126

116

14616

126

14616

6

Bihar

243

173

42039

241

41693

7

Chhattisgarh

90

129

11610

90

11610

8

Goa

40

20

800

40

800

9

Gujarat

182

147

26754

172

25284

10

Haryana

90

112

10080

90

10080

11

Himachal Pradesh

68

51

3468

67

3417

12

Jharkhand

81

176

14256

80

14080

13

Karnataka

224

131

29344

216

28296

14

Kerala

140

152

21280

136

20672

15

Madhya Pradesh

230

131

30130

230

30130

16

Maharashtra

288

175

50400

284

49700

17

Manipur

60

18

1080

60

1080

18

Meghalaya

60

17

1020

60

1020

19

Mizoram

40

8

320

40

320

20

Nagaland

60

9

540

60

540

21

NCT of Delhi

70

58

4060

70

4060

22

Odisha

147

149

21903

146

21754

23

Puducherry

30

16

480

30

480

24

Punjab

117

116

13572

117

13572

25

Rajasthan

200

129

25800

200

25800

26

Sikkim

32

7

224

32

224

27

Tamil Nadu

234

176

41184

224

39424

28

Telangana

119

132

15708

119

15708

29

Tripura

60

26

1560

60

1560

30

Uttarakhand

70

64

4480

70

4480

31

Uttar Pradesh

403

208

83824

403

83824

32

West Bengal

294

151

44394

294

44394

Total

4809

 -

1086431

4759

1074364

Table: Number of MPs/MLAs and Total Votes

Votes of MPs/MLAs Who Have Declared Criminal Cases

  • MPs/ MLAs with Criminal Cases: Out of the 4759 MPs/MLAs analysed, 2030(43%) members have declared criminal cases against themselves in a self-sworn affidavit filed with the ECI before their most recent elections.   236 (44%) out of 542 Lok Sabha MPs, 71(31%) out of 226 Rajya Sabha MPs and 1723(43%) out of 3991 MLAs (all state assemblies / UTs) analysed have declared criminal cases against themselves.
  • MPs/ MLAs with Serious Criminal Cases: Out of the 4759 MPs/MLAs analysed, 1316(28%) members have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in a self-sworn affidavit filed with the ECI before their most recent elections.  157 (29%) out of 542 Lok Sabha MPs, 37(16%) out of 226 Rajya Sabha MPs and 1122(28%) out of 3991 MLAs (all state assemblies / UTs) analysed have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.
  • Tainted Votes:  Based on the number of votes that these tainted MPs/MLAs are entitled to cast, a total of 472477 votes (44%) out of 1074364 votes analysed are of MPs/MLAs who have declared criminal cases against themselves.


Votes of MPs/MLAs Based on Financial Details
  • Crorepati MPs/MLAs: 3843 (81%) out of 4759 MPs/ MLAs analysed are crorepatis as per their self-sworn affidavits submitted to the ECI at the time of nomination for contesting elections. 477 (88%) out of 542 Lok Sabha MPs, 197(87%) out of 226 Rajya Sabha MPs and 3161(79%) out of 3991 MLAs (all state assemblies / UTs) analysed are crorepatis.
  • Crorepati Votes: Based on the number of votes these crorepatis MPs/MLAs are entitled to cast, a total of 84% or 904289 out of 1074364 votes analysed are of MPs/MLAs who are crorepatis.
Women Representation

  • Out of the total 4759 MPs/MLAs who are entitled to vote in the upcoming Presidential Election, only 477(10%) are women.
  • Based on the number of votes the MPs/MLAs are entitled to vote, 130304 (13%) out of 1074364 are women votes.
  • Among MPs, Lok Sabha has 56700 (15%) votes out of 379400 from 81 women MPs and Rajya Sabha has 21700 (14%) out of 158200 votes analysed from 31 women MPs.
  • Among State assemblies, Uttar Pradesh has the maximum amount of women votes with 9776 votes out of 83824(47 out of 403 MLAs) followed by West Bengal with 6191 votes out of 44394 (41 out of 294 MLAs) and Bihar with 4498 votes out of 41693(26 out of 241 MLAs).

Contact Details


Association for Democratic Reforms/National Election Watch

Media and Journalist Helpline

 

+91 80103 94248

Email: a...@adrindia.org

Maj.Gen. Anil Verma (Retd)

Head

Association for Democratic Reforms,

National Election Watch

011 4165 4200,

+91 88264 79910

a...@adrindia.org,

anil...@adrindia.org

Prof Jagdeep Chhokar

IIM Ahmedabad (Retd.)

Founder Member,

Association for Democratic Reforms,

National Election Watch

jchh...@gmail.com

Prof Trilochan Sastry

IIM Bangalore

Founder Member,

Association for Democratic Reforms,

National Election Watch

+91 94483 53285

tsa...@gmail.com




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