​​Press Release: Analysis of Re-contesting Candidates and MLAs Who Changed Parties in the recent Assembly Elections 2022

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Press Release
Date: April 26, 2022
Dear Friends,

The National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 276 candidates and 85 MLAs, who changed parties during the Period 2017 to 2022 and recontested elections held during the recent Assembly elections 2022 in 5 states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur.

For the complete reports in English and Hindi please go to: https://adrindia.org/content/analysis-re-contesting-candidates-and-mlas-who-changed-parties-uttar-pradesh-uttarakhand

The previous report on Candidates/MLAs who changed parties during the period 2016 to 2021 and recontested State Assembly elections 2021 in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry was released on 8 June 2021. (https://adrindia.org/content/analysis-re-contesting-candidates-and-mlas-who-changed-parties-recent-assembly-elections).

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Party-wise share of Candidates and MLAs who changed Political Parties


Recontesting Candidates

  • Maximum number of candidates, 75(27%) left BSP to join another party during the recent assembly elections 2022. While 37 (13%) candidates left from INC to join a different party to contest elections during Assembly elections 2022.
  • In recent assembly elections 2022, 54 (20%) out of the total of 276 recontesting candidates who switched political parties joined the SP followed by 35 (13%) candidates who joined BJP and 31 (11%) candidates who joined BSP.

 

Recontesting MLAs

  • Highest number of MLAs, 27(32%), left BJP to join another party during the recent assembly elections 2022. While 24 (28%) MLAs left INC to join a different party to contest elections during Assembly elections 2022.

  • In recent assembly elections 2022, 32 (38%) out of 85 recontesting MLAs who switched political parties joined the BJP followed by 19 (22%) MLAs who joined SP and 9 (11%) MLAs who joined INC.

Party-wise share of Candidates and MLAs Who Left the Political Parties

Party-Wise Share Of Candidates and MLAs - who left the parties

Original Party

Number of Candidates who left the party

% of Candidates who left the party

Number of MLAs who left the party

% of MLAs who left the party

BSP

75

27.2%

12

14.1%

INC

37

13.4%

24

28.2%

SP

22

8.0%

6

7.1%

BJP

20

7.2%

27

31.8%

RLD

18

6.5%

1

1.2%

Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal

6

2.2%

1

1.2%

AAP

5

1.8%

2

2.4%

Jan Adhikar Manch

5

1.8%

0

0.0%

Lok Dal

5

1.8%

0

0.0%

NCP

5

1.8%

1

1.2%

AITC

4

1.4%

1

1.2%

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak

4

1.4%

1

1.2%

National Peoples Party

4

1.4%

1

1.2%

SAD

4

1.4%

1

1.2%

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen

3

1.1%

0

0.0%

North East India Development Party

3

1.1%

0

0.0%

Peace Party

3

1.1%

0

0.0%

Aapna Punjab Party

2

0.7%

0

0.0%

Bahujan Mukti Party

2

0.7%

0

0.0%

Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Party

2

0.7%

0

0.0%

LJP

2

0.7%

1

1.2%

Mahan Dal

2

0.7%

0

0.0%

Sarv Sambhaav Party

2

0.7%

0

0.0%

Sarvodaya Bharat Party

2

0.7%

0

0.0%

Naga Peoples Front

1

0.4%

1

1.2%

Bharat Kranti Rakshak Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Bhartiya Imaandar Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Bhartiya Navodaya Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

CPI(M)

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Gareeb Kranti Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Goa Su-Raj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Goa Suraksha Manch

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Hindustan Shakti Sena

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Indian Business Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Indian Savarn Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Inqalab Vikas Dal

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Ittehad-E-Millait Council

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Jai Hind Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Jan Adhikar Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Lok Insaaf Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Loktantrik Samajwadi Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Manavtawadi Kranti Dal

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Manavtawadi Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Manipur National Democratic Front

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Most Backward Classes Of India

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

National Peace Party Secular

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Ojaswi Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Parivartan Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

People’s Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Pragatisheel Manav Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Public Political Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Rashtriya Janadhar Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Rashtriya Kranti Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Rashtriya Ulama Council

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Revolutionary Marxist Party of India

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Swarajya Party Of India

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

UKD

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

United Democratic Front Secular

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Uttar Pradesh Republican Party

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Uttarakhand Raksha Morcha

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

VANCHITSAMAJ INSAAF PARTY

1

0.4%

0

0.0%

Apna Dal (Soneylal)

0

0.0%

4

4.7%

Goa Forward Party

0

0.0%

1

1.2%

Total

276

100%

85

100%

Table: Party-wise share of Candidates and MLAs Who Left the Political Parties

Party-wise share of Candidates and MLAs Who Joined the Other Political Parties

Party-Wise Share of Candidates and MLAs - who joined other Political Parties

Party Joined

Number of Candidates who joined the party

% of Candidates who joined the party

Number of MLAs who joined the party

% of MLAs who joined the party

SP

54

19.6%

19

22%

BJP

35

12.7%

32

38%

BSP

31

11.2%

4

5%

INC

29

10.5%

9

11%

AAP

23

8.3%

1

1%

JD(U)

13

4.7%

4

5%

RLD

7

2.5%

1

1%

Jan Adhikar Party

6

2.2%

0

0%

NPP

6

2.2%

3

4%

AITC

5

1.8%

1

1%

Apna Dal (Soneylal)

5

1.8%

0

0%

Lok Dal

5

1.8%

0

0%

Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party

5

1.8%

0

0%

Aazad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram)

4

1.4%

1

1%

Akhil Bharatiya Socialist Party

3

1.1%

0

0%

Bahujan Mukti Party

3

1.1%

0

0%

Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal

3

1.1%

0

0%

SAD

3

1.1%

0

0%

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen

2

0.7%

1

1%

NCP

2

0.7%

1

1%

Punjab National Party

2

0.7%

0

0%

Republican Party of India (Athawale)

2

0.7%

0

0%

Revolutionary Socialist Party

2

0.7%

0

0%

Right to Recall Party

2

0.7%

0

0%

Vikassheel Insaan Party

2

0.7%

1

1%

All India Hindustan Congress Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Bhartiya Drishtigochar Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Bhartiya Janta Dal

1

0.4%

0

0%

Bhartiya Kisan Union Samaj Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Bhartiya Krishak Dal

1

0.4%

0

0%

CPI

1

0.4%

0

0%

CPI(ML)(L)

1

0.4%

0

0%

Goa Forward Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Janhit Kisan Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Janta Brigade Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Kuki National Assembly

1

0.4%

0

0%

Kuki Peoples Alliance

1

0.4%

0

0%

Log Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak

1

0.4%

1

1%

NPF

1

0.4%

2

2%

Peoples Party of India (Democratic)

1

0.4%

0

0%

Rashtriya Bhagidari Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Sabka Dal United

1

0.4%

0

0%

Sabse Achchhi Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

Sarvodaya Bharat Party

1

0.4%

0

0%

SHS

1

0.4%

1

1%

VANCHITSAMAJ INSAAF PARTY

1

0.4%

0

0%

Pragatisheel Manav Samaj Party

0

0.0%

1

1%

Punjab Lok Congress Party

0

0.0%

1

1%

Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt)

0

0.0%

1

1%

Total

276

100%

85

100%

Table: Party-wise share of Candidates and MLAs Who Joined the Other Political Parties

Financial Background

Re-contesting candidates 

  • Crorepati re-contesting Candidates : Out of the 276 re-contesting candidates, 180 (65%) are crorepatis.
  • Re-contesting Candidates with High Assets:  The top three re-contesting candidates with highest assets are given below:

S.No.

State/Election

Name

 Party in Current Election

 Party in Previous Election

 District

 Constituency In Current Election

 Constituency In Previous Election

 Assets in Current Election (Rs)

1

Uttar Pradesh

Nawab Kazim Ali Khan

INC

BSP

RAMPUR

RAMPUR

SUAR

2,96,88,48,840
 296 Crore+

2

Uttar Pradesh

S.K.Sharma

BSP

BJP

MATHURA

MATHURA

MANT

1,12,29,70,707
 112 Crore+

3

Punjab

Sarabjit Singh Makkar

BJP

SAD

JALANDHAR

JALANDHAR CANTT

JALANDHAR CANTT.

73,55,62,659
 73 Crore+

Table: Top three re-contesting candidates with highest declared assets

 

  • Re-contesting Candidates with Lowest Assets:  The details of three re-contesting candidates with the lowest assets (including zero assets candidate) are given below:

S.No.

State/Election

Name

Party in Current Election

Party in Previous Election

District

Constituency In Current Election

Constituency In Previous Election

Assets in Current Election (Rs)

1

Manipur

Kh. David Maring

Republican Party of India (Athawale)

National Peoples Party

Chandel

Tengnoupal (St)

Tengnoupal(St)

0

2

Uttar Pradesh

Laddan

Lok Dal

Rashtriya Ulama Council

Kanpur Nagar

Sishamau

Sishamau

55,988
 55 Thou+

3

Punjab

Simrandeep Singh

Revolutionary Socialist Party

Aapna Punjab Party

Ludhiana

Dakha

Dakha : Bye Election On 21-10-2019

80,000
 80 Thou+

 Table: Three re-contesting Candidates with lowest declared assets 

Re-contesting MLAs 

  • Crorepati re-contesting MLAs: Out of the 85 re-contesting MLAs, 81 (95%) are crorepatis.
  • Re-contesting MLAs with High Assets:  The top three re-contesting MLAs with highest assets are given below:

S.No.

 State/Election

Name

 Party in Current Election

 Party in Previous Election

 District

 Constituency In Current Election

 Constituency In Previous Election

 Assets in Current Election (Rs)

1

Uttar Pradesh

Shah Alam (Guddu Jamali)

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen

BSP

Azamgarh

Mubarakpur

Mubarakpur

1,95,85,70,465
 195 Crore+

2

Goa

Michael Vincent Lobo

INC

BJP

North Goa

Calangute

Calangute

92,91,01,865
 92 Crore+

3

Uttar Pradesh

Sahender Singh Ramala

BJP

RLD

Baghpat

Chhaprauli

Chhaprauli

84,50,70,499
 84 Crore+


 

  • Re-contesting MLAs with Lowest Assets:  The details of three re-contesting MLAs with the lowest assets are given below:

S.No.

 State/Election

Name

 Party in Current Election

 Party in Previous Election

 District

 Constituency In Current Election

 Constituency In Previous Election

 Assets in Current Election (Rs)

1

Manipur

Tongbram Robindro Singh

BJP

AITC

Bishnupur

Thanga

Thanga

38,05,616
 38 Lacs+

2

Punjab

Jagtar Singh

INC

AAP

Ludhiana

Jagraon (SC)

Raikot (SC)

63,84,867
 63 Lacs+

3

Manipur

Yamthong Haokip

BJP

INC

Kangpokpi

Saikul (ST)

Saikul(ST

75,46,132
 75 Lacs+

Table: Three re-contesting MLAs with lowest declared assets

Contact Details

 

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Coordinator
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Punjab Election Watch

Uttarakhand Election Watch


Goa Election Watch

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Coordinator
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Parvinder Singh Kittna
Coordinator                        

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Coordinator
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