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Uttar Pradesh Analysis of newly elected MLAs 2017



14.03.2017 08:07:59 - Uttar Pradesh Analysis of newly elected MLAs 2017:Uttar Pradesh Election Watch

(live-PR.com) - Uttar Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 402 out of 403 newly elected MLAs in the Uttar Pradesh 2017 Assembly Elections. There is one MLA namely Rakesh Pratap Singh from Samajwadi party, won from Gaurigabj constituency whose affidavit has not been analysed.


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Final Party Positions in 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections
Party
Total
Bahujan Samaj Party
19
Bharatiya Janata Party
312
Indian National Congress
7
Rashtriya Lok Dal
1
Samajwadi Party
47
Apna Dal (Soneylal)
9
Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal
1
Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party
4
Independent
3
Total
403


Criminal background




Criteria for serious criminal cases

1. Offence for which maximum punishment is of 5 years or more.
2. If an offence is non-bailable
3. If it is an electoral offence (for eg. IPC 171E or bribery)
4. Offence related to loss to exchequer
5. Offences that are assault, murder, kidnap, rape related
6. Offences that are mentioned in Representation of the People Act (Section 8)
7. Offences under Prevention of Corruption Act
8. Crimes against women.

MLAs with criminal cases:Out of the 402 MLAs analysed, 143(36%) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of these 403 MLAs analyzed for Uttar Pradesh 2012 Assembly Elections, 189 (47%) have declared criminal cases against them.
∑ MLAs with serious criminal cases:107(26%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder etc. Out of 403 MLAs analysed during Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2012, 98 (24%) MLAs had declared serious criminal cases against themselves.


Figure: Comparison of MLAs with declared criminal cases in 2012 and 2017



∑ MLAs with cases related to murder: 8 MLAs have declared cases related to murder (IPC Section 302) against themselves.

∑ MLAS with cases related to attempt to murder: 34 MLAs have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC Section 307) against themselves.

∑ MLAs with cases related to crime against women : 1 BJP MLA namely Ashok Kumar Rana won from Dhampur constituency has declared case related to crime against women, such as assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty (IPC Section-354).

∑ Party wise MLAs with criminal cases:114(37%)out of 312 MLAs from BJP, 14(30%) out of 46 MLAs from SP, 5 (26%) out of 19 MLAs from BSP, 1(14%) out of 7 MLAs from INC and 3 (100%) out 3 Independent MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

∑ Party wise MLAs with serious criminal cases: 83(27%)out of 312 MLAs from BJP, 11(24%) out of 46 MLAs from SP, 4 (21%) out of 19 MLAs from BSP, 1(14%) out of 7 MLAs from INC and 3 (100%) out 3 Independent MLAs have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.



Figure: Party wise number of MLAs with declared criminal cases


Financial background














Figure: Share of wealth among MLAs



∑ Share of wealth among MLAs : The share of wealth amongst MLAs contesting in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2017 as follows:

Value of assets
Number of MLAs
Percentage of MLAs
Rs.10 cr and above
61
15%
Rs.5 crores to Rs.10 crores
65
16%
Rs.1 crore to Rs.5 crores
196
49%
Rs.10 lakhs to to Rs.1 crore
63
16%
less than Rs.20 lakhs
17
4%
Table: Share of wealth amongst MLAs



∑ High asset MLAs*:The top three MLAs with high assets are given below:

S.No.
Name
District
Constituency
Party
Movable Assets (Rs)
Immovable Assets (Rs)
Total Assets (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Shah Alam Urf Guddu Jamali
AZAMGARH
MUBARAKPUR
BSP
1,11,83,97,354
6,92,24,000
1,18,76,21,354
118 Crore+
Y
2
Vinayshankar
GORAKHPUR
CHILLUPAR
BSP
26,01,87,303
41,64,69,500
67,66,56,803
67 Crore+
Y
3
Rani Pakshalika Singh
AGRA
BAH
BJP
3,16,74,813
55,13,24,000
58,29,98,813
58 Crore+
Y
Table: Top three MLAs with highest declared assets
*Total Assets includes income of self, spouse and dependents.


∑ Crorepati MLAs: Out of the 402 newly elected MLAs analysed, 322 (80%) are crorepatis. Out of 403 MLAs analysed during Uttar Pradesh 2012 assembly elections, 271(67%) MLAs were crorepatis.




∑ Low asset MLAs:3 MLAs in Uttar Pradesh with lowest assets have their assets valued less than Rs 10 lakhs, and they are as follows:

S.No.
Name
District
Constituency
Party Name
Movable Assets (Rs)
Immovable Assets (Rs)
Total Assets (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Ajay Kumar Lallu
KUSHI NAGAR
TAMKUHI RAJ
INC
3,29,072
0
3,29,072
3 Lacs+
Y
2
Dhananjay
BALLIA
BELTHARA ROAD (SC)
BJP
3,77,000
0
3,77,000
3 Lacs+
Y
3
Manisha
HAMIRPUR
RATH (SC)
BJP
6,33,593
0
6,33,593
6 Lacs+
Y
Table: Three MLAs with lowest declared assets

∑ Partywise crorepati MLAs:246(79%)out of 312 MLAs from BJP,39 (85%) out of 46 MLAs from SP,18 (95%) out of 19 MLAs from BSP, 5 (71%) out of 7 MLAs from INC, and 3 (100 %) out of 3 Independent MLAs have declared assets valued more than Rs 1 crore.



∑ Average assets:The average of assets per MLA who won in the Uttar Pradesh 2017 assembly elections is Rs.5.92 crores whereas the average asset for each candidate who contested in the 2017 assembly elections was Rs 1.90 crores.In 2012, the average assets per MLA analyzed was Rs 3.36 crores .

∑ Party wise average assets:Among major parties, the average assets per MLA for 312 BJP MLAs analysed is Rs 5.07 crores, 46 SP MLAs have average assets of Rs 5.84 crores, 19 BSP MLAs have average assets of Rs 17.84 crores and 7 INC MLAs have average assets worth of Rs 10.06 crores.

∑ MLAs with high liabilities: 50 MLAs have declared liabilities of Rs1 crore and above, and the details of the top 3 MLAs are as follows:

S.No.
Name
District
Constituency
Party Name
Total Assets(Rs)
Liabilities (Rs)
Disputed liabilities (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi
ALLAHABAD
ALLAHABAD SOUTH
BJP
57,11,03,000
57 Crore+
26,02,65,000
26 Crore+
0

Y
2
Jagan Prasad Garg
AGRA
AGRA NORTH
BJP
16,78,04,565
16 Crore+
11,47,85,000
11 Crore+
0

Y
3
Om Kumar
BIJNOR
NEHTAUR (SC)
BJP
43,51,76,360
43 Crore+
11,28,37,870
11 Crore+
0

Y
Table: Top three MLAs with high liabilities

∑ MLAs who have not declared PAN details:Only 4 MLAs have not declared PAN details. The details of these MLAs are given below :

S.No.
Name
District
Constituency
Party Name
Movable Assets (Rs)
Immovable Assets (Rs)
Total Assets (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Agyash Ramsaran Verma
PILIBHIT
BISALPUR
BJP
12,37,600
95,00,000
1,07,37,600
1 Crore+
N
2
Suchi
BIJNOR
BIJNOR
BJP
30,92,951
69,46,088
1,00,39,039
1 Crore+
N
3
Kalpnath
AZAMGARH
MEHNAGAR (SC)
SP
3,73,812
70,00,000
73,73,812
73 Lacs+
N
4
Aneeta
AMBEDKAR NAGAR
ALAPUR (SC)
BJP
8,37,549
2,00,000
10,37,549
10 Lacs+
N
Table: MLAs who have not declared PAN details



∑ MLAs with high income as declared in ITR*:The table below shows 3 MLAswho have declared highest income in their Income Tax Returns.

S.No.
Name
Party
Constituency
District
Total Asset (Rs)
The financial year for which the last income tax return has been filed by winner
Total income shown by winner in ITR (Self+Spouse+Dependent) (Rs)
Self income shown by winner in ITR (Rs)
1
Uma Shankar Singh
BSP
RASARA
BALLIA
40,19,86,172 40 Crore+
2015-2016
4,88,85,350 4 Crore+
3,13,71,470 3 Crore+
2
Sahender Singh
RLD
CHHAPRAULI
BAGHPAT
38,04,96,393 38 Crore+
2015-2016
2,34,15,209 2 Crore+
56,92,649 56 Lacs+
3
Shah Alam Urf Guddu Jamali
BSP
MUBARAKPUR
AZAMGARH
1,18,76,21,354 118 Crore+
2015-2016
1,90,38,551 1 Crore+
1,73,33,415 1 Crore+
Table: MLAs with high income as declared in income tax returns
*Total income includes income of self, spouse and dependents

∑ MLAs who have not declared Income Tax Details*:55(14%) MLAs out of 402 analyzed have not declared income tax details.
* Some MLAs may be exempted from filing Income Tax Returns



Comparative analysis of assets of re-elected MLAs

∑ Number of re-elected MLAs: Number of re-elected MLAs analysed in the assembly elections of 2017 is 92.
∑ Average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2012: The average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2012 was Rs. Rs 4.62 crores
∑ Average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2017:The average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2017 is Rs 8.62 crores
∑ Average growth in assets of re-elected MLAs from 2012 to 2017:The growth in average assets of re-elected MLAs is Rs 4 crores i.e. by 87%.

Comparative analysis of party wise average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2012 and 2017

S.No.
Party in Uttar Pradesh 2017
Total Number of MLAs
Average Assets in Uttar Pradesh 2017(in Rs)
Average Assets in Uttar Pradesh 2012(in Rs.)
Average Asset Increase (in Rs)
Average % Increase in Asset
1
BJP
48
6,60,57,485
6 crores +
4,02,64,328
4 crores +
2,57,93,157
2 crores +
64%
2
SP
33
6,52,43,239
6 crores +
3,20,45,172
3 crores +
3,31,98,067
3 crores +
104%
3
INC
2
16,18,27,458
16 crores +
11,93,89,790
11 crores +
4,24,37,669
4 crores +
36%
4
BSP
5
39,44,48,230
39 crores +
17,43,12,947
17 crores +
22,01,35,283
22 crores +
126%
5
IND
2
8,29,72,580
8 crores +
3,96,21,106
3 crores +
4,33,51,474
4 crores +
109%
6
Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal
1
8,05,19,726
8 crores +
7,38,74,576
7 crores +
66,45,150
66 lakhs +
9%
7
Apna Dal (Soneylal)
1
7,27,31,724
7 crores +
5,97,000
5 lakhs +
7,21,34,724
7 crores +
12083%

GRAND TOTAL
92
8,62,92,161
8 crores +
4,62,41,701
4 Crores +
4,00,50,460
4 crores +
87%
Table: comparative analysis of party wise average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2012 and 2017
Other background details
∑ Education Details of MLAs: 101 (25%) MLAs have declared their education qualification to be between 8th pass and 12th pass while 290 (72%) MLAs have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or above.


∑ Age details of MLAs:201 (50%) MLAs have declared their age to be between 25 and 50 years while 201 (50%) MLAs have declared their age to be between 51 and 80 years.


Gender details of MLAs:Out of 402 MLAs, 40(10%) MLAs are women. In 2012, out of 403 MLAs, 32 (8%) MLAs were women.


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