About 12% of sitting MPs of Rajya Sabha are billionaires with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana having the best share of such parliamentarians, in line with the Affiliation for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
The ADR and the Nationwide Election Watch (NEW) have analysed and up to date the felony, monetary and different background particulars of 225 out of 233 Rajya Sabha MPs.
Within the present Rajya Sabha, one seat is vacant. Based on the report, 5 (45%) out of 11 MPs from Andhra Pradesh, 3 (43%) out of seven MPs from Telangana, 3 (16%) out of 19 MPs from Maharashtra, 1 (33%) out of three MPs from Delhi, 2 (29%) out of seven MPs from Punjab, 1 (20%) out of 5 MPs from Haryana and a couple of (18%) out of 11 MPs from Madhya Pradesh have declared property value greater than ₹100 crore.
The full property of seven Members of Parliament (MPs) analysed from Telangana is ₹5,596 crore, that of 11 MPs from Andhra Pradesh is ₹3,823 crore, and 30 MPs analysed from Uttar Pradesh have complete property value ₹1,941 crore.
Out of the 225 Rajya Sabha sitting MPs analysed, 75 (33%) have declared felony instances in opposition to themselves.
Additionally about 41 (18%) Rajya Sabha sitting MPs have declared critical felony instances and two members have declared instances associated to homicide (IPC part 302).
4 Rajya Sabha sitting MPs have declared instances associated to crimes in opposition to girls.
Out of 4 MPs, one Rajya Sabha sitting MP — Congress’ Okay.C. Venugopal — from Rajasthan has declared case associated to rape (IPC part 376).
About 23 (27%) out of 85 Rajya Sabha MPs from BJP, 12 (40%) out of 30 MPs from Congress, 4 (31%) out of 13 MPs from AITC, 5 (83%) out of 6 MPs from RJD, 4 (80%) out of 5 MPs from CPI(M), 3 (30%) out of 10 MPs from AAP, 3 (33%) out of 9 MPs from YSRCP, and a couple of (67%) out of three Rajya Sabha MPs from the NCP have declared felony instances in opposition to themselves of their affidavits.