On the other hand, 36% of newly elected Delhi MLAs (25) have criminal cases registered against them in the 70-member assembly, according to data compiled by non-profit organisation Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
Delhi is closely followed by Madhya Pradesh with 31% or 72 elected members with criminal records. The state has 230 assembly seats.
In Rajasthan, 18% elected candidates (36) have declared criminal cases against themselves. Rajasthan has 200 assembly seats.
On the other hand, there are 45 winners in Madhya Pradesh (20%) with declared 'serious criminal cases', as per ADR database.
In Delhi, there are 20 such newly elected members (29%), while the same for Rajasthan stand at 19 (10%).
In Chhatishgarh, there are only 8 winners with declared serious criminal cases (9%).