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According to the report, out of 78 ministers in the Union Cabinet, 42% have criminal cases.
Most of the ministers in the new cabinet of the central government are tainted. While many have serious criminal cases like murder and attempt to murder, most of the ministers are millionaires. This shocking revelation has been revealed in the new report of National Election Watch and ADR.
The ADR has prepared this report on the basis of the election affidavits of the ministers. According to the report, 42% of the 78 ministers in the Union Cabinet have criminal cases. Serious crimes such as murder are included. Two days ago, 15 new cabinet ministers and 28 ministers of state were sworn in.
The names of many of them are involved in such cases. The number of such ministers in the cabinet is 33. At the same time, 24 i.e. 31% have serious criminal cases registered. The country’s youngest new Minister of State for Home Nishith Pramanik has been booked for murder.
35 years old Pramanik hails from Cooch Behar area of West Bengal and has studied till 8th standard. At the same time, four other ministers have been booked for attempt to murder. These include Minister of State for Minority Affairs John Barla, Minister of State for Home, Youth and Sports Pramanik, Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Choudhary and Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan.
According to the ADR report, out of 78 cabinet ministers, 70 i.e. 90 percent ministers are crorepatis. Their average assets are Rs 16.24 crore. Four ministers have declared their assets worth 50 crores. These include Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, Commerce Industry and Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal, MSME Minister Narayan Rane and Minister of State for Skill Development and Electronics IT Rajiv Chandrashekhar.
At the same time, there are 8 ministers who have told that their assets are less than one crore. These include Pratima Bhowmik, John Barla, Kailash Choudhary, Vishweshwar Tudu, V Muraleedharan, Rameshwar Teli, Shantanu Thakur and Nitish Pramanik. 16 ministers have given their liabilities more than 1 crore. Out of these 16 ministers, their liability is more than 10 crores. These include Narayan Rane, Piyush Goyal and Krishna Pal.
15% of minister’s educational qualification between 8th to 12th
12 ministers i.e. 15% have stated their educational qualification as between 8th to 12th, while 64 i.e. 82% ministers have stated their educational qualification as graduate and above. 2 ministers have given their educational qualification as diploma. 2 ministers are 8th pass, 3 ministers are 10th pass and 7 ministers are 12th pass. 15 ministers are graduates, 17 ministers are graduates in business subjects. 21 ministers have post graduate degrees, 9 have doctorate degrees.