Avg assets of Karnataka MLAs rose

Criminal Background

MLAs with criminal cases: Out of the 221 MLAs analysed, 77(35%) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 218 MLAs analysed during Karnataka Assembly elections in 2013, 74 (34%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves.

MLAs with serious criminal cases:54(24%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to attempt to murder, kidnapping etc. Out of 218 MLAs analysed during Karnataka Assembly elections in 2013, 39 (17%) MLAs had declared serious criminal cases against themselves

 

                                                                                  
Figure: Comparison of MLAs with declared criminal cases in 2008, 2013 and 2018

·        MLAs with declared cases related to attempt to murder:  4 MLAs have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC Section 307).

·        MLAs with declared cases related to Hate Speech:  6 MLAs have declared cases related to Hate Speech such as promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony (IPC Section-153A); deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs (IPC Section-295A) etc.

·        Party wise MLAs with criminal cases:42(41%) out of 103 MLAs from BJP, 23 (30%) out of 78 MLAs from INC and 11 (30%)  out of 37 MLAs from JD(S) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

·        Party wise MLAs with serious criminal cases:  29(28%) out of 103 MLAs from BJP, 17 (22%) out of 78 MLAs from INC and 8 (22%)  out of 37 MLAs from JD(S) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

                                                                          

Figure: Party-wise percentage of MLAs with declared criminal cases

FINANCIAL BACKGROUND

 

Crorepati MLAsOut of the 221 newly elected MLAs, 215 (97%) are crorepatis. Out of 218 MLAs analysed during Karnataka 2013 assembly elections, 203 (93%) MLAs were crorepatis.
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 Figure: Comparison of crorepati MLAs: 2008, 2013 and 2018

  • Party wise crorepati MLAs: 1 out of 103 MLAs analysed from BJP,11(14%) out of 78 MLAs from INC3(8%)  out of 37 MLAs from JD(S) and 1(100%)  MLA from Karnataka Pragnyavantha Janatha Party have declared assets valued more than Rs 100 crore.
                                                                  

Figure: Party-wise Comparison of Crorepati MLAs in 2013 and 2018

                                                                         

Figure: Share of Wealth among MLAs

·        Average assets: The average assets per MLA in the Karnataka 2018 assembly elections is Rs. 34.59 crores. In 2013, the average assets of 218 MLAs analysed was Rs 23.54 crores.

                                                                      

 


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High asset MLAs:The top three MLAs with high assets are given below:

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

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1

N Nagaraju (M.T.B)

BANGALORE RURAL

HOSAKOTE

INC

4,37,15,64,043

5,78,64,65,309

10,15,80,29,352
1015 Crore+

Y

2

D K Shivakumar

RAMANAGARAM

KANAKAPURA

INC

1,01,31,90,097

7,38,69,76,948

8,40,01,67,045
840 Crore+

Y

3

Suresh B S

B.B.M.P(NORTH)

HEBBAL

INC

15,85,60,600

4,00,94,10,276

4,16,79,70,876
416 Crore+

Y

Table: Top three MLAs with highest declared assets

·        Low asset MLAs: The details of  three MLAs with the lowest assets are given below:

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Movable Assets (Rs)

Immovable Assets (Rs)

Total Assets (Rs)

PAN Given

1

S A Ramadas

MYSORE

KRISHNARAJA

BJP

35,69,351

4,00,000

39,69,351
39 Lacs+

Y

2

A S Ravindra

MANDYA

SHRIRANGAPATTANA

JD(S)

51,60,000

17,35,000

68,95,000
68 Lacs+

Y

3

N Mahesh

CHAMARAJNAGAR

KOLLEGAL

BSP

5,66,426

70,00,000

75,66,426
75 Lacs+

Y

Table: Three MLAs with lowest declared assets

 

·        MLAs with high liabilities: 122(55%) MLAs have declared liabilities of Rs 1 crore and above, and the details of the top 3 MLAs are as follows:

S.No.

Name

District

Constituency

Party Name

Total Assets(Rs)

Liabilities (Rs)

Disputed liabilities (Rs)

1

D K Shivakumar

RAMANAGARAM

KANAKAPURA

INC

8,40,01,67,045
840 Crore+

# 2,28,27,02,677
228 Crore+

5,80,12,561
5 Crore+

2

H.D.Kumara Swamy*

RAMANAGARAM

RAMANAGARAM

JD(S)

1,67,14,08,437
167 Crore+

1,04,93,92,330
104 Crore+

0

3

M. Krishnappa

B.B.M.P(SOUTH)

VIJAYANAGAR

INC

2,36,17,92,635
236 Crore+

66,45,59,508
66 Crore+

0

 Table: Top three MLAs with high liabilities

# disputed liabilities

*H.D Kumara Swamy has also won from Channapatna constituency

 

OTHER BACKGROUND DETAILS

·        Education Details of MLAs:  80 (36%) MLAs have declared their educational qualification to be between 5th pass and 12th pass while 135 (61%) MLAs have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or aboveThere is 1 MLA who has declared himself as just literate while there is 1 MLA who has not given his educational qualification in his affidavit. 

·       Age details of MLAs:16 (7%) MLAs have declared their age to be between 25 and 40 years while 138 (62%) MLAs have declared their age to be between 41 and 60 years. There are 64(29%) MLAs who have declared their age to be between 61 to 80 years while 3 MLAs have declared their age to be above 80 years.

Gender details of MLAs: Out of 221 MLAs, 7 (3%) MLAs are women. In 2013, out of 218 MLAs, 5 (2%) MLAs were women.

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ASSETS OF RE-ELECTED MLA

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  • Number of re-elected MLAsNumber of re-elected MLAs analysed in the assembly elections of 2018 is 94.
  • Average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2013: The average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2013 was Rs 28.07 crores
  • Average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2018: The average assets of re-elected MLAs in 2018 is Rs 53.40 crores.
  • Average growth in assets of re-elected MLAs from 2013 to 2018: Th

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