As many as 163 winning candidates of the total 243 in the Bihar Assembly polls, results of which were declared on Wednesday, have declared criminal cases against themselves.
Of them 123 (51 percent) have declared serious cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping and crimes against women. Besides, 194 candidates are crorepatis.
According to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, 19 winning candidates have declared cases related to murder while 31 have declared cases of attempt to murder against themselves. RJD is top in the list of winning candidates having criminal cases, followed by BJP and Janata Dal (United).
This time, the ADR had analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 241 of the 243 victorious candidates. The ADR did not say anything on such details of remaining winners. The results of the three-phase elections were declared on Wednesday early morning after counting that went on for over 20 hours.
Out of the 123 winners, 19 have murder cases, 31 attempt to murder and eight crimes against women against their names.