19 newly-elected U`khand MLAs have criminal record

Last Updated: Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 18:34

Dehra Dun: Nineteen of the 70 newly-elected
MLAs in Uttarakhand have criminal background, according to an
election monitoring group.

According to Uttarakhand Election Watch report released
today, 19 newly-elected MLAs have criminal cases against them.

Of the 70 legislatures, 32 are millionaires, it said.
The richest MLA is BJP`s Rajesh Shukla from Kichha
constituency having assets worth Rs 26.63 crore, followed by
Congress` Amrita Rawat from Ramnagar with Rs 13.57 crore
assets.

Only three MLAs have declared assets less than Rs 10
lakh, the report said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 18:34

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