Hyderabad – Study conducted by Forum for Good Governance, an independent body, shows that BJP has highest number of contesting candidates with criminal records (17 out of 149) for the upcoming GHMC polls.
49 candidates contesting in the GHMC Greater Hyderabad elections have criminal cases against them. BJP-17, TRS-13, Congress-12 and AIMIM-7. Data by Forum for Good Governance.
Malkajgiri 140 ward – all contesting candidates from main parties have criminal record. However, this time the overall candidates with such records are only 49, compared to 72 in 2016, says study. GHMCpolls would be held for 150 divisions.