Seven of the 11 newly sworn-in ministers in Punjab have declared felony instances towards themselves, with 4 of them going through critical costs, ballot rights group Affiliation for Democratic Reforms stated on Monday.
The 11 ministers embrace Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.
Punjab Election Watch and the Affiliation for Democratic Reforms analysed the affidavits of all 11 ministers, together with the CM.
The ADR stated seven ministers (64 per cent) have declared felony instances towards themselves. 4 of them (36 per cent) have declared critical felony instances towards themselves.
Of the 11 ministers, 9 are crorepatis and the common of their belongings is Rs 2.87 crore.
The minister with the best declared whole belongings is Bram Shanker (Jimpa) from Hoshiarpur. He has belongings value Rs. 8.56 crore.
Lal Chand from Bhoa (Sc) constituency has the bottom declared whole belongings value Rs 6.19 lakh.
9 ministers have declared liabilities.
The minister with the best liabilities is Bram Shanker, He has liabilities value Rs 1.08 crore.
The ADR stated 5 ministers (45 per cent) have declared their academic qualification to be between Class 10 and 12 whereas the remaining are graduate or above.
Six ministers (55 per cent) have declared their age to be between 31 and 50 years whereas 5 (45 per cent) are aged 51 and 60, the ADR stated.
Ten AAP MLAs had been sworn in as Punjab ministers on Saturday.
They’re Harpal Singh Cheema, Harbhajan Singh, Dr Vijay Singla, Lal Chand, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Laljit Singh Bhullar, Bram Shanker Jimpa, Harjot Singh Bains and Dr Baljit Kaur.
Earlier, Bhagwant Mann had taken oath at a programme in Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. PTI UZM UZM RDK RDK
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