Uttar Pradesh Analysis of Candidates Consolidated

Uttar Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 4823 out of 4853 candidates who have contested in the Uttar Pradesh 2017 Assembly Elections. 31 candidates were not analysed due to unclear affidavit available on the ECI website at the time of making this report. The following is a consolidated summary of the same. 

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S.No.

Name

Party

Constituency

District

1

SUSHIL

IND

Mungra Badshahpur

Jaunpur

2

BUDDHU RAM

Gandhi Ekta Party

Shivpur

Varanasi

3

ANAND GOPAL MISHRA

National Youth Party

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

4

DEEPAK

IND

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

5

GHAN SHYAM DUBEY

Lok Dal

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

6

HARENDRA

BJP

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

7

RAJENDR

IND

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

8

VIJAY PRATAP

IND

Gaura

Gonda

9

RAKESH PRATAP SINGH

SP

Gauriganj

Amethi

10

KHALID KHAN

BSP

Kaiserganj

Bahraich

11

RAM KARAN ARYA

SP

Mahadewa (SC)

Basti

12

PRAMOD KUMAR

RLD

Rudhauli

Basti

13

CHHAYA ASTHANA

Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party

Bakshi Kaa Talab

Lucknow

14

DINESH KUMAR SHUKLA

IND

Bakshi Kaa Talab

Lucknow

15

GOMTI YADAV

SP

Bakshi Kaa Talab

Lucknow

16

NAKUL DUBEY

BSP

Bakshi Kaa Talab

Lucknow

17

RAKESH YADAV RANA

Manuvadi Party

Bakshi Kaa Talab

Lucknow

18

MANOJ KUMAR RAJVANSHI

SP

Hargaon (SC)

Sitapur

19

ANURAG DIXIT (MUNNA)

IND

Lucknow Cantt.

Lucknow

20

DR. NAFEES AHMAD

Rastriya Insaaf Party

Lucknow Central

Lucknow

21

CHHEDALAL SATHI

IND

Mohanlalganj (SC)

Lucknow

22

MALTI DAVI RAWAT

IND

Mohanlalganj (SC)

Lucknow

23

SHIV SHANKAR SINGH

BSP

Sarojini Nagar

Lucknow

24

PRABHAKAR PANDEY

Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal

Sikandra

Kanpur Dehat

25

DINESH KUMAR JAISWAL

IND

Sitapur

Sitapur

26

KUSUM DEVI

Bharatiya Subhash Sena

Kasta (SC)

Kheri

27

SHIV KUMAR MAURYA

RPI(A)

Nighasan

Kheri

28

PARMESH VASHISHTHA

Rashtriya Kisan Majdoor Party

Anupshahr

Bulandshahar

29

JILE SINGH

SHS

Meerut Cantt.

Meerut

30

CHAHAN SINGH

SHS

Meerut South

Meerut

* Affidavit badly scanned, not readable.

Phase Wise Summary of Candidates

Phase

No. of contesting candidates

No. of Candidates analysed

No. of Constituencies

No. of Candidates with Criminal Cases

% of Candidates with Criminal Cases

No. of Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases

% of Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases

No. of Crorepati Candidates

% of Crorepati Candidates

Average Assets (Rs.)

Date of Poll (2016)

1

839

836

73

168

20%

143

17%

302

36%

Rs.2.81 Crores

11th February

2

721

719

67

107

15%

84

12%

256

36%

Rs.2.01 Crores

15th February

3

826

813

69

110

14%

82

10%

250

31%

Rs.1.61 Crore

19th February

4

680

680

53

116

17%

95

14%

189

28%

Rs.1.90 Crore

23rdFebruary

5

617

612

52

117

19%

96

16%

168

27%

Rs.1.56 Crore

27th February

6

635

635

49

126

20%

109

17%

160

25%

Rs.1.59 Crore

4th March

7

535

528

40

115

22%

95

18%

132

25%

Rs.1.58 Crore

8th March

Total

4853

4823

403

859

18%

704

15%

1457

30%

Rs.1.91 Crore

– 

Criminal Background

·       Candidates with Criminal Cases: Out of the 4823 candidates analysed in 2017, 859 (18%) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 6590 candidates analysed during Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2012, 1278 (19%) candidates had declared criminal cases against themselves.

·         Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases: 704 (15%) candidates have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to Rape,murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, culpable homicide, communal disharmony, electoral violations, crimes against womenetc.Out of 6590 candidates analysed during Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2012, 557 (8%) Candidates had declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

·         Candidates with cases related to murder: 62 candidates have declared cases related to murder (Indian Penal Code Section-302).

·         Candidates with cases related to Attempt to Murder: 148 candidates have declared cases of attempt to murder (IPC Section-307).

·         Candidates with cases related to Crimes against Women: 38 candidates have declared cases related to crimes against women.  Out of 38 candidates 10 candidates have declared cases related to rape (IPC Section-376).

·         Candidates with cases related to Kidnapping: 34 candidates have declared cases related to kidnapping.

·         Candidates with cases related to communal disharmony: 22 candidates have declared cases related to communal disharmony.

·         Candidates with cases related to electoral violations: 63 candidates have declared cases related to electoral violations.

·         Party wise Candidates with Criminal Cases: 150 (38%) out of 400 candidates from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), 137 (36%) out of 383 candidates from Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), 113 (37%) out of 307 candidates from Samajwadi Party (SP), 56 (20%) out of 276candidates fielded by Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), 36 (32%) out of 114 candidates from Indian National Congress (INC), and 150 (10%) out of 1453 Independent candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

·         Party wise Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases: 123 (31%) out of 400 candidates from BSP, 100 (26%) out of 383 candidates from BJP, 88 (29%) out of 307 candidates from SP, 48 (17%) out of 276 candidates fielded by RLD, 25 (22%) out of 114 candidates fielded by INC and 134 (9%) out of 1453 Independent candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

 

 

·         Red Alert Constituencies*: 152 (38%) constituencies in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections have 3 or more candidates with declared criminal cases.

*Red Alert Constituencies are those which have 3 or more candidates with criminal cases contesting elections.

 

Financial Background

·         Share of wealth among candidates : The share of wealth amongst the candidates contesting in assembly elections Uttar Pradesh is as follows:

Value of assets (Rs.)

No of candidates

Percentage of Candidates

5 cr and above

453

9%

2 crores to 5 crores

532

11%

50 lakhs to 2 crores

999

21%

10 lakhs to 50 lakhs

1269

26%

less than 10 lakhs

1570

33%

Table: Share of wealth amongst contesting candidates

 

·         Crorepati Candidates: Out of the 4823 candidates analysed, 1457 (30%) are crorepatis. Out of 6590 candidates analysed duringUttar Pradesh 2012 assembly elections, 1319 (20%) candidates were crorepatis.

 

·         Party wise Crorepati Candidates: 335 (84%) out of 400 fielded by BSP, 302 (79%) out of 383 candidates from BJP, 243 (79%) out of 307 candidates from SP, 99 (36%) out of 276 candidates from RLD, 75 (66%) out of 114 candidates fielded by INC, 24 (30%)out of 80 candidates fielded by Lok Dal, 17 (25%) out of 68 candidates fielded by Peace Party, 3 (10%) out of 30 candidates of NCP and182 (13%) out of 1453 Independent candidates have declared assets worth more than Rs. 1 crore.

·         Average assets: The average of assets per candidate contesting in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2016 is Rs 1.91 Crore.

·         Party wise average assets: Among major parties, the average assets per candidate for 400 BSP candidates is Rs 6.27 Crores, 383 BJPcandidates have average assets of Rs 5.00 Crores, 307 SP candidates have average assets worth Rs 4.38 Crores, 276 RLD candidates have average assets worth Rs 1.98 Crore, 114 INC candidates have average assets worth Rs 6.30 Crores, 80 Lok Dal candidates have average assets worth Rs 1.34 Crore, average assets of 68 Peace Party candidates are Rs 86.94 Lakhs, 69 CPI candidates have average assets of Rs 37.42 Lakhs and 1453 Independent candidates have average assets of Rs. 70.33 Lakhs.

 

·         High asset candidates*:  The 3 richest candidates contesting in the Uttar Pradesh 2016 Assembly Elections are given below:

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

1

Nazir Ahamad

AGRA

AGRA SOUTH

INC

1,94,21,70,975

17,25,40,000

2,11,47,10,975
211 Crore+

Y

2

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

3

Satish Kumar Sharma

MATHURA

MANT

BJP

16,77,76,333

97,52,05,508

1,14,29,81,841
114 Crore+

Y

Table: Top three candidates with highest declared assets

 

 

 

·         Zero asset candidate: There are 13 candidates who have declared Zero assets in their self sworn affidavits. The details of these candidates is given below.

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

1

Parvez Ali

SHAMLI

THANA BHAWAN

IND

0

0

0

N

2

Pranshu Joshi

MORADABAD

MORADABAD RURAL

IND

0

0

0

N

3

Rakhi Rani

BAREILLY

AONLA

IND

0

0

0

N

4

Vandna Gupta

KHERI

PALIA

IND

0

0

0

N

5

Mod Akram Khan

LUCKNOW

LUCKNOW WEST

CPI

0

0

0

N

6

Suresh Chandra

SITAPUR

LAHARPUR

Awami Samta Party

0

0

0

N

7

Indrakar Mishra

PRATAPGARH

PRATAPGARH

Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)

0

0

0

Y

8

Rakesh

GORAKHPUR

CHAURI-CHAURA

IND

0

0

0

Y

9

Munna

AZAMGARH

GOPALPUR

IND

0

0

0

N

10

Tej Bahadur Singh

AZAMGARH

MUBARAKPUR

RLD

0

0

0

N

11

Suraj

VARANASI

VARANASI CANTT.

Bharat Kalyan Party

0

0

0

Y

12

Ashutosh Kumar

VARANASI

SEVAPURI

IND

0

0

0

N

13

Indrashah

SONBHADRA

OBRA (ST)

IND

0

0

0

N

Table: Candidates who have declared zero assets

 

·         Low asset candidates: There are 411 (excluding candidates with zero assets) candidates who have declared assets below Rs. 1 lakhs.

 

·         Candidates with high liabilities: The top three candidates with highest liabilities are as given below;

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Total Assets(Rs)

Liabilities (Rs)

1

Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi

ALLAHABAD

ALLAHABAD SOUTH

BJP

57,11,03,000
57 Crore+

26,02,65,000
26 Crore+

2

Ashraf Qureshi

AGRA

AGRA SOUTH

IND

34,05,04,157
34 Crore+

16,61,74,785
16 Crore+

3

Bholanath

JAUNPUR

MARIYAHU

BSP

51,02,06,901
51 Crore+

15,06,39,692
15 Crore+

 Table: Top three candidates with high liabilities

 

·         Undeclared PAN:  A total of 1210 (25%) out of the 4823 candidates analysed have not declared their PAN details.

 

·         Candidates with high income as declared in the ITR*: 7 candidates have declared total annual income of more than Rs 2 Crore. These candidates are as given below:

S.No.

Name

Party Name

Constituency

District Name

Total Asset (Rs)

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

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

Self income shown by candidate in ITR (Rs)

1

Nazir Ahamad

INC

AGRA SOUTH

AGRA

2,11,47,10,975  211 Crore+

2015-2016

16,09,99,819  16 Crore+

15,80,04,606  15 Crore+

2

Bholanath

BSP

MARIYAHU

JAUNPUR

51,02,06,901  51 Crore+

2016-2017

8,79,18,230  8 Crore+

8,39,97,960  8 Crore+

3

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+

4

Mukesh Kumar Chaudhary

SP

CHARTHAWAL

MUZAFFARNAGAR

11,44,31,171  11 Crore+

2014-2015

3,48,85,464  3 Crore+

3,32,27,332  3 Crore+

5

Zafar Alam

SP

ALIGARH

ALIGARH

40,94,69,000  40 Crore+

2016-2017

3,45,55,477  3 Crore+

3,35,96,747  3 Crore+

6

Sahender Singh

RLD

CHHAPRAULI

BAGHPAT

38,04,96,393  38 Crore+

2015-2016

2,34,15,209  2 Crore+

56,92,649  56 Lacs+

7

Shreenath

Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal

RANIGANJ

PRATAPGARH

60,94,000  60 Lacs+

2015-2016

2,29,32,955  2 Crore+

2,29,32,955  2 Crore+

 Table: Candidates with high income as declared in ITR

*Total income includes income of self, spouse and dependents

 

·         Candidates who have not declared Income Tax Details*: 2790 (58%) out of 4823 candidates analysed have not declared income tax details.

* Some candidates may be exempted from filing Income Tax Returns

 

·         Candidates with high Assets who have not declared Income Tax Details*: 218 candidates with assets worth more than Rs. 1 Crore have not declared Income Tax details. The top three candidates with highest assets who have not declared their IT returns are as given below:

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Age of candidate

Total Income (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

Self Income

1

Ajay Pratap Singh

GONDA

COLONELGANJ

BJP

54

0

49,05,62,192 49 Crore+

Y

ITR not filed

2

Amar Singh Yadav

HATHRAS

SIKANDRA RAO

IND

63

0

20,86,81,087 20 Crore+

Y

ITR not filed

3

Zakir Ali

GHAZIABAD

LONI

BSP

38

0

18,97,50,228 18 Crore+

Y

ITR not file

 Table: Top three candidates with highest assets who have not declared ITR details

* Some candidates may be exempted from filing Income Tax Returns

 

Other Background Details

·         Education details of candidates: 1991 (41%) candidates have declared their educational qualification to be between 5th pass and 12thpass, while 2299 (48%) candidates have declared having an educational qualification of graduate and above. 356 (7%) candidates have declared themselves to be just literate and 54 candidates are  Iliterates

·         Age details of candidates: 3334 (69%) candidates have declared their age to be between 25 and 50 years while 1440 (30%) candidates have declared their age to be between 51 and 80 years. While 7 candidates have declared they are more than 80 years old, 40 candidates have not disclosed their age details and 2 candidates decleared their age below 24 years.

Gender details of candidates: 445 (9%) women candidates are contesting in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election this year.  Out of 6590 candidates analysed in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2012, 527 (8%) candidates were women.

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IIM Bangalore

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