Source: 
Free Press Journal
https://www.freepressjournal.in/bhopal/mp-lok-sabha-election-phase-4-12-candidates-with-criminal-cases-in-fray
Author: 
Staff Reporter
Date: 
04.05.2024
City: 
Bhopal

This analysis is done by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Madhya Pradesh Election Watch for phase 4 of ensuing election.

In the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election, 12 out of 74 candidates have declared criminal cases against them, including six with serious charges. This analysis is done by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Madhya Pradesh Election Watch for phase 4 of ensuing election.

In the fourth phase, voting will be held in Indore, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Khandwa, Khargone, Dewas, Dhar and Ratlam constituency. Khandwa is marked as a red-alert constituency by ADR, with 4 out of 11 candidates facing criminal cases.

Red-alert constituencies are those where three or more contesting candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Congress candidate Narendra Patel from Khandwa and BJP candidate Gyaneshwar Patil are both embroiled in legal issues. The analysis also reveals that 30% of candidates, that is, 22 out of 74, are crorepatis.

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