All nine candidates fielded by the Indigenous People's Front of India for the impending Tripura polls have serious criminal cases pending against them. In the latest analysis of candidates' self-sworn affidavits by the Association of Democratic Reforms, nine of 51 candidates of the BJP, three of 59 candidates of the Congress, and one of 24 candidates fielded by the Trinamool Congress also have serious criminal cases pending against them.
While none of the ruling CPM candidates have serious cases pending against them, two of 57 its 57 candidates have criminal cases against them. Serious criminal cases refer to cases including murder, attempt to murder, corruption or bribery and voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means against them in their affidavits.

Tripura is also home to 80 candidates of the total 297 in the fray who have no declared their PAN. Three candidates of the ruling CPM, and eight of the BJP have not declared their sources of income.

In Tripura, while 35% BJP candidates have declared themselves as crorepatis, 15% of INC candidates, and 7% of CPM candidates have declared assets worth over a crore. Two candidates of INPT, and one each of IPFT and Trinamool have also declared assets worth more than a crore.

Average assets per candidate for 59 INC candidates, however, is Rs 53.16 lakhs, for 57 CPM candidates is Rs 39.91 lakhs, and for 51 BJP candidates is Rs 1.35 crores. The 24 AITC candidates have average assets of Rs 9.93 lakhs, while the INPT and IPFT candidates have average assets worth Rs 36.44 lakhs and Rs 23 lakhs respectively.

BJP's Jishnu Devvarma is the richest candidate in Tripura with assets of over Rs 11 crore, while three candidates of Tripura People's Party (TPP), Khagendra Reang, Parkaroy Reang and Prabin Singha, have declared zero assets.

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