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No to crime and corruption in Karnataka politics - Petitions

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In the 2008 Karnataka assembly there're
a) 42-43 MLAs (Members of the Legislative Assembly) with criminal records - BJP (25), INC (08), JD[S] (07) and Independents (02).
b) 08 MLAs with murder or attempt to murder cases against them - BJP (03), INC (03) and JD[S] (02).
c) 18.75% of MLAs with criminal cases against them.
d) 32 MLAs with cases of a serious nature against them which includes murder, attempt to murder, rape, theft, dacoity, bribery, cheating, forgery, causing hurt using dangerous weapons, outraging the modesty of a woman and criminal intimidation.
e) Several MLAs having multiple cases against them.

8/21 candidates with murder or attempt to murder cases became MLAs.

32/94 candidates having serious cases against them became MLAs.

Out of 42 MLAs with a criminal record, 16 were 1st time winners (2008) and 26 were repeat winners (2004 and 2008). comment guidelines

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