Press Release: Analysis of Criminal Background, Financial, Education, Gender and other details of Sitting MLCs in Uttar Pradesh, 2022

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Date: 25 July, 2022

Dear Friends,

Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Uttar Pradesh Election Watch have analyzed the criminal, financial and other background details of 81 out of 100 sitting MLCs. In the current Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council 2 seats are vacant. 7 MLCs have not been analysed as their affidavits were unavailable. The 10 Nominated MLCs are not required to submit their affidavits, hence their information on criminal, financial and other details are not available in the public domain.


Summary and Highlights
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Criminal Background
  • MLCs with criminal cases: Out of the 81 MLCs analysed, 26(32%) MLCs have declared criminal cases against themselves.
  • MLCs with serious criminal cases: 15(19%) MLCs have declared serious criminal cases.
  • MLCs with declared cases related to murder: 3 MLCs have declared cases related to murder (IPC section 302).
  • MLCs with declared cases related to attempt to murder: 4 MLCs have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC Section 307).
  • Party wise MLCs with criminal cases: 22(33%) out of 66 MLCs from BJP, 3 (43%) out of 7 MLCs from SP and 1(17%) out of the 6 Independent MLCs have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.
  • Party wise MLCs with serious criminal cases:  13(20%) out of 66 MLCs from BJP and 2 (29%) out of 7 MLCs from SP have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

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Figure: Party wise percentage of MLCs with declared criminal cases


Financial Background
  • Crorepati MLCs: Out of the 81 sitting MLCs analysed, 66 (81%) are crorepatis. 
  • Partywise crorepati MLCs: Among major parties, 54 (82%)out of 66 MLCs from BJP, 6 (86%) out of 7 MLCs from SP, 1(100%) out of 1 MLCs from Apna Dal (Sonelal) and 5(83%)out of the 6 Independent MLCs have declared assets valued more than Rs 1 crore.
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Figure: Party Wise Percentage of Crorepati MLCs 

  • Average assets:The average of assets per MLC is Rs. 11.72 crores.
  • Party wise average assets: Among the major parties, the average assets per MLC for 66 BJP MLCs analysed is Rs 13.18 crores, 7 SP MLCs have average assets of Rs 2.84 crores , 1 Apna Dal (Sonelal) MLC has average assets worth Rs. 2.60 crores, 1 BSP MLC has average assets worth Rs. 40.03 lakhs and 6 Independent MLCs have average assets of Rs. 9.35 crores.
  •  High asset MLCsThe top three MLCs with high assets are given below:

S.No.

Name

Members

Term (From, To)/ Constituency

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

1

Dinesh Kumar Goel

Elected From Graduates Constituency

(Dec-2020, Dec-2026) Meerut

BJP

79,27,16,608

97,82,63,397

1,77,09,80,005
 177 Crore+

Y

2

Vandana Mudit Verma

Local Authorities

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Muzaffarnagar- Saharanpur

BJP

2,02,89,651

1,01,80,47,380

1,03,83,37,031
 103 Crore+

Y

3

CP Chand

Local Authorities

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Gorakhpur-Maharajganj

BJP

6,19,62,000

94,64,20,000

1,00,83,82,000
 100 Crore+

Y

Table: Top three MLCs with highest declared assets
  • Low asset MLCs: The details of  three MLCs with the lowest assets are given below:

S.No.

Name

Members

Term (From, To)/ Constituency

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

1

Anoop Kumar Gupta

Local Authorities

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Lakhimpur–Kheri

BJP

6,69,854

0

6,69,854
 6 Lacs+

Y

2

Dhruv Kumar Tripathi

Elected From Teachers Constituency

(Dec-2020, Dec-2026) Gorakhpur Faizabad

IND

10,45,155

0

10,45,155
 10 Lacs+

Y

3

Mohd Danish

Elected From UP Legislative Assembly

(06-Jul-2022, 05-Jul-2028)

BJP

15,95,925

0

15,95,925
 15 Lacs+

Y

Table: Three MLCs with lowest declared assets
  • MLCs with high liabilities: 54(67%) MLCs have declared liabilities, and the details of the top 3 MLCs with highest declared liabilities are as follows:

S.No.

Name

Members

Term (From, To)/ Constituency

Party Name

Total Assets(Rs)

Liabilities (Rs)

PAN Given

1

Dinesh Kumar Goel

Elected From Graduates Constituency

(Dec-2020, Dec-2026) Meerut

BJP

1,77,09,80,005
 177 Crore+

39,58,14,402
 39 Crore+

Y

2

Ram Chandra Pradhan

Local Authorities

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Lucknow-Unnao

BJP

35,28,08,350
 35 Crore+

14,04,00,000
 14 Crore+

Y

3

Vagish Pathak

Local Authorities

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Budaun

BJP

26,13,38,913
 26 Crore+

5,49,64,047
 5 Crore+

Y

Table: Top three MLCs with high liabilities
  • MLCs with high income as declared in ITR*:The table below shows 3 MLCs who have declared highest income in their Income Tax Returns.

S.No.

Name

Party Name

Term (From, To)/ Constituency

Members

Total Asset (Rs)

Self Source of Income

Spouse's Source of Income

The financial year for which the last income tax return has been filed by MLC

Total income shown by MLC in ITR (Self+Spouse+Dependent) (Rs)

Self income shown by MLC in ITR (Rs)

1

Vishal Singh Chanchal

BJP

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Ghazipur

Local Authorities

52,01,14,632  

52 Crore+

Salary as Member of Legislative Council, Profit as Managing Director, Profit & Salary as Partner

Profit as Managing Director, Profit & Salary as Partner, Income from Petrol Pump

2021-2022

2,85,13,540  

2 Crore+

81,45,790  

81 Lacs+

2

Pragya Tripathi

BJP

(12-Apr-2022, 11-Apr-2028) Bahraich

Local Authorities

12,71,56,649  

12 Crore+

Private Doctor

Doctor

2021-2022

2,36,44,780  

2 Crore+

1,11,60,860  

1 Crore+

3

Dinesh Kumar Goel

BJP

(Dec-2020, Dec-2026) Meerut

Elected From Graduates Constituency

1,77,09,80,005  

177 Crore+

Rent, Interest, Property Dealer

Rent, Interest, Property Dealer

2018-2019

2,04,46,321  

2 Crore+

80,80,634  

80 Lacs+

 Table: Top 3 MLCs with high income as declared in income tax returns
*Total income includes income of self, spouse and dependents

Other Background details

  • Education Details of MLCs: 13 (16%) MLCs have declared their educational qualification to be between 8th pass and 12th pass while 66 (81%) MLCs have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or above and 1 MLC is just Literate.
  • Age details of MLCs: 8 (10%) MLCs have declared their age to be between 31 and 40 years while 53 (65%) MLCs have declared their age to be between 41 and 60 years.There are 20(25%) MLCs who have declared their age to be between 61 to 80 years.
  • Gender details of MLCs: Out of 81 MLCs, 5 (6%) MLCs are women.

Contact Details

Uttar Pradesh Election Watch

 

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+91-99367-47774
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