BJP has the highest number of MPs/MLAs i.e. 14, followed by Shiv Sena with 7 and AITC with 6 MPs/MLAs, who have declared cases related to crimes against women
GN Bureau | August 30, 2017
Out of 1,581 (33%) MPs/ MLAs analysed with declared criminal cases, 51 have declared cases related to crimes against women, reveal a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch. Both the organisations have analysed 4,852 out of 4,896 election affidavits of current MPs and MLAs. It includes 774 out of 776 affidavits of MPs and 4,078 out of 4120 MLAs from all the states of India.
Following are the four MLAs who have declared cases related to rape:
In the last 5 years, recognised parties have given tickets to 29 candidates who had declared cases related to rape. In the same time period, 14 independent candidates with declared cases related to rape have contested for Lok/Rajya Sabha and state assemblies’ elections.
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