MNS Fielded Maximum ‘Criminal’ Candidates in Maha Polls: Report

A study conducted by an NGO AGNI has said that MNS, known for its strong anti-North Indian campaign, has fielded maximum number of candidates with criminal cases pending against them for the October 13 assembly polls in Maharashtra.

The study, which was carried out in 31 constituencies of Mumbai and Thane region, showed that 14 MNS candidates have criminal cases against them. While rival Shiv Sena has fielded 13 such candidates.

“Out of 354 candidates in fray in these 31 constituencies, 82 have criminal cases registered against them. One of the candidates Arun Gawli is convicted in seven cases,” trustee and election coordinator of AGNI Sharad Kumar said.

In addition, the study revealed that Congress has fielded the maximum number of rich candidates.

“Congress has 16 cadidates with assets of over a crore rupees. MNS is not behind, with 12 candidates having assets in crores,” Kumar said.

Interestingly, the number of educated candidates is also large this time.

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