A fact file of candidates in Delhi

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the affidavits filed by the candidates contesting in the Delhi assembly elections. Below are some important facts about the candidates:

Total number of nominations filed – 810.

Total number of nominations analysed - 796

 

Criminal Past:

a) Candidates who have declared criminal cases registered against them – 126

b) Candidates  who have serious criminal charges against them – 96

c) With Dacoity and robbery charges – 3

 

Candidates with criminal charges
 AAP –   5/70
 BSP – 14/67
 BJP –  31/68
 INC –   15/ 70

 

Candidates with serious criminal charges
AAP –  5/70
BSP – 12/67
BJP –  22/68
INC –   8/70

Wealthy and Poor Candidates

a) ADR has analysed 796 candidates and out of that 296 have assets which worth crores of rupees.

b) Average assets per candidate 3.43 crore compared to 1.77 crore in 2008

c) Average wealth of candidates

AAP – 2.15 crore

BJP – 8.16 crore

INC – 14.25 crore

 

Wealthiest Candidates

a) Name – Manjinder Singh Sirsa       Party – Shiromoni Akali Dal     Constituency – Rajouri Garden      Assets Worth – 235.51 crore

b) Name – Sushil Gupta                     Party – INC                              Constituency – Moti Nagar              Assets Worth – 164.44 crore

c) Name – Ashok Kumar Jain             Party – INC                              Constituency – Delhi Cantt             Assets Worth – 143.69 crore

 

Highest Earners:

a) Manjinder Singh Sirsa       Shiromoni Akali Dal       Rajouri Garden       Income – 1. 50 crore

b) Ram Singh Netaji               INC                               Badarpur                 Income –  1.35 crore

c) Barkha Shukla Singh         INC                               R K Puram              Income –  1.20 crore

d) Shazia IImi Malik                AAP                             R K  Puram            Income – 90.95 lakh

 

Poorest Candidates

a) Khushi Ram Chunar              BJP                            Ambedkar Nagar     8.27 lakh

b) Ragini Naayak                       INC                            Janakl Puri              31.10 lakh

c) Dharmendar Singh Koli         AAP                           Seemapuri             20,800

 

Four candidates have declared zero assets and 32 of the 796 candidates analysed have liabilities worth more than one crore.

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