National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 539 out of 542 Winners in the Lok Sabha 2019 Elections. (Elections in Vellore constituency has been cancelled)
Out of the 539 Winners analysed in Lok Sabha 2019, 233 (43%) Winners have declared criminal cases against themselves.
3 Winners were not analysed due to the unavailability of their clear and complete affidavits on the ECI website at the time of making this report.
159 (29%) Winners in Lok Sabha 2019 Elections have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women etc.
An INC Winner, Dean Kuriakose from Idukki constituency has declared 204 criminal cases against himself, including cases related to committing culpable homicide, house trespass, robbery, criminal intimidation etc.
Winners with cases related to murder:
11 Winners have declared cases related to murder (Indian Penal Code Section-302).
Winners with cases related to Kidnapping:
6 Winners have declared cases related to kidnapping.
Winners with cases related to Hate Speech:
29 Winners have declared cases related to hate speech.
Out of the 539 Winners analysed, 475 (88%) are crorepatis.