322 new UP MLAs are crorepatis

first_imgA whopping 322 of the 403 new lawmakers elected to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly are ‘crorepatis’ ( while as many as 143 have criminal cases, including of murder, pending against them.According to a report by the National Election Watch, the list of multi-millionaires elected members is headed by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Ajay Pratap Singh elected from the Colonelganj constituency in Gonda. As many as 1,455 multi—millionaires contested the assembly polls, the results of which were declared on Saturday. Of the 143 new legislaors who have declared pending criminal cases against them, 107 face serious charges including of murder and crimes against women. 40 womenOn the gender side, among the newly elected legislators only 40 are women.last_img

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