With the formation of an entirely new Indian government with members having criminal records of various sorts sitting in the Parliament chosen as the common man's representative and taking major decis...
ions for India's future, let's see how political leaders with a criminal background rule the 7th largest country in the world.
In the published report, National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms have assessed the affidavits of 541 winners (of the total of 543) in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, coming up with a list of candidates with criminal backgrounds.
According to the study, 186 (34% of the 543) winners have declared criminal cases against themselves. HT takes a look at the 16th Lok Sabha's crime report.
Vijendra S Vij
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