Congress tops in fielding ’crorepatis’ in LS polls
While 45 of the 93 candidates fielded by the Congress in 11 states are ‘crorepatis´, the BJP has fielded 30 super-rich contestants out of its total kitty of 79india Updated: Apr 14, 2009 17:08 IST
Congress has topped the list of parties fielding ‘crorepatis´ in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, with nearly 50 per cent of its candidates in the electoral fray having assets in crores.
At least 193 millionaires are in the race to enter the 15th Lok Sabha in the first phase to be held on Thursday, says a report by the independent body, Association of Democratic Rights (ADR).
First Published: Apr 14, 2009 17:03 IST