/ 55 candidates in first phase of Odisha assembly election have criminal cases against them

Zee News : Apr 08, 2019, 10:14 AM

Fifty five candidates contesting in the first phase of Odisha assembly election have declared criminal cases against themselves. The data is based on a report by the Odisha Election Watch (OEW) & National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) in which, affidavits of 189 candidates contesting the assembly election were analyzed. 55 candidates are convicted criminals and 35 declared criminal cases