Bihar Polls: RJD tops the record in giving tickets to candidates with prison document in first section – BW Businessworld

By Mukesh Singh And Sahil Pandey
Patna (Bihar) [India], October 21 (ANI): No qualms in fielding candidates with a prison background and it’s mirrored within the 1st section of Bihar elections 2020 as out of 1064, 328 (31%) candidates are with prison instances and Rashtriya Janta Dal(RJD) tops the record whereas Bharatiya Janata Occasion comes within the second place with (72%), based on an election watchdog Affiliation of Democratic Reforms (ADR).
No political get together can declare that it has not given tickets to candidates with pending prison instances together with critical instances that are non-bailable offences, Rashtriya Janta Dal(RJD) has fielded most variety of candidates with a prison background (73%), adopted by BJP (72%).
In accordance with the report, 244 (23%) candidates have declared critical prison instances towards themselves.
Severe prison instances are non-bailable offences with over 5 years of imprisonment the place 22(54%) out of 41 candidates analysed from RJD, 20(49%) out of 41 candidates analysed from LJP, 13(45%) out of 29 candidates analysed from BJP, 9(43%) out of 21 candidates analysed from INC, 10(29%) out of 35 candidates analysed from JD(U) and 5(19%) out of 26 candidates analysed from BSP have declared it of their affidavits.
Highlighting different events, the polls physique says that about 24 (59 per cent) out of 41 candidates analysed from the LJP have declared prison instances towards themselves and 20 (49 per cent) have declared critical prison instances towards themselves.
The report additionally famous 12 (57 per cent) out of 21 candidates analysed from the Congress, 15 (43 per cent) out of 35 candidates analysed from the JD(U) and eight (31 per cent) out of 26 candidates analysed from the BSP have declared prison instances towards themselves of their affidavits.
“Among the many main events, 30(73%) out of 41 candidates analysed from RJD, 21(72%) out of 29 candidates analysed from BJP, 24 (59%) out of 41 candidates analysed from LJP, 12 (57%) out of 21 candidates analysed from INC, 15 (43%) out of 35 candidates analysed from JD(U) and eight (31%) out of 26 candidates analysed from BSP have declared prison instances towards themselves of their affidavits,” says ADR report.
On crime towards girls, the report notes 29 candidates have declared instances associated to crime towards girls. Out of 29 candidates, three candidates have declared instances associated to rape (IPC Part-375 and 376).
On Monetary Additionally, out of the 1064 candidates analysed by the watchdog, 375 (35%) are crorepatis.
The typical property of candidates contesting section 1 election is Rs 1.99 crores. Of this 9% of candidates have wealth of Rs 5 crore and above, whereas 12% have wealth between Rs 2 and Rs 5 crore.
Highest asset candidate is RJD’s Anant Kumar Singh and 5 candidates from varied events have declared zero property.
“Among the many main events 39(95%) out of 41 candidates analysed from RJD, 31(89%) out of 35 candidates analysed from JDU, 24(83%) out of 29 candidates analysed from BJP, 30(73%) out of 41 candidates analysed from LJP, 14(67%) out of 21 candidates analysed from INC and 12(46%) out of 26 candidates from BSP have declared property value greater than Rs. 1 crore,” report provides.
The report additionally analysed academic qualification of the candidates contesting in section 1 and famous that 43% of the candidates had declared their academic qualifications as between Class 5 and Class 12 and 49% as graduates or above. Out of the full candidates, 11% are girls.
The watchdog analysed self-sworn affidavits of 1064 out of 1066 candidates contesting section 1 of the election.
Speaking in regards to the age of the candidates in section 1, 403 (38%) candidates have declared their age to be between 25 to 40 years whereas 548 (52%) candidates have declared their age to be between 41 to 60 years. There are 112(11%) candidates who’ve declared their age to be between 61 to 80 years. 1 candidate has declared his age 82 years.
The Bihar election will probably be held in three phases for a complete of 243 seats — the primary section for 71 seats on October 28, the second section for 94 seats on November three, and the third section for the remaining 78 will probably be on November 7.
The outcomes will probably be introduced on November 10. (ANI)

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