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Jammu & Kashmir 2008

Election Summary

Total number of constituencies analyzed 87
Total candidates analyzed by NEW 976
Candidates with declared criminal cases 41(4%)
Candidates with declared serious criminal cases 25(3%)
Crorepati candidates 148(15%)
Candidates who are graduate or above 304 (31%)
Candidates who have not declared PAN 787 (81%)
Total women candidates 53 (5%)
Total winners analyzed by NEW 60
Winners with declared criminal cases 6 (10%)
Winners with declared serious criminal cases 2 (3%)
Crorepati winners 21 (35%)
Winners who are graduate or above 38 (63%)
Winners who have not declared PAN 29 (48%)
Total women winners 2 (3%)

List of Candidates - Samba:SAMBA (Comparison Chart of Party Candidates)

CandidateParty Criminal Cases Education Age Total Assets Liabilities
YASH PAUL KUNDAL   Winner JKNPP 0 Graduate38 Rs 35,30,000
~ 35 Lacs+
Rs 4,33,000
~ 4 Lacs+
ANITA DEVI JKPDP 0 8th Pass34 Rs 2,00,000
~ 2 Lacs+
Rs 0
CHAJJU RAM AIFB 0 Illiterate65 Rs 80,000
~ 80 Thou+
Rs 0
KARTAR CHAND IND 0 Not Given57 Rs 2,22,813
~ 2 Lacs+
Rs 57,887
~ 57 Thou+
MHESHWAR RAJ IND 0 Graduate42 Rs 70,000
~ 70 Thou+
Rs 0
MUKH RAJ IND 0 Not Given44 Rs 11,02,500
~ 11 Lacs+
Rs 0
SATWANT KOUR BJP 0 Graduate45 Rs 1,32,32,000
~ 1 Crore+
Rs 0
SOM NATH BSP 0 Graduate Professional63 Rs 72,27,500
~ 72 Lacs+
Rs 4,99,743
~ 4 Lacs+
SOM NATH JKN 0 Graduate48 Rs 2,39,19,500
~ 2 Crore+
Rs 6,00,000
~ 6 Lacs+
SUASH CHANDER INC 0 12th Pass53 Rs 96,06,028
~ 96 Lacs+
Rs 0
VIJAY KUMAR ATRI SP 0 Graduate Professional56 Rs 28,686
~ 28 Thou+
Rs 0

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