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Know a little more about the criminalization of Indian politics. Here is some information that can help you get a better perspective.


Power to you


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In a representative democracy, we invest faith in our elected representatives. However, as many as 30% of the MPs elected in the 2009 general elections have pending criminal cases against them, some for serious crimes like murder, kidnapping, human trafficking, dacoity and rape.

The general elections of 2014 are just around the corner. In the 66th year of our independence, we must take an oath not to vote for criminal candidates and choose instead those committed to a corruption-free and crime-free society.

Citizens can now access complete information about the candidates contesting from their constituencies through an initiative taken by the Association for Democratic Reforms and National Election Watch. They can find out about their criminal records, assets, liabilities and educational qualifications. Here's how:

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