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From Rs 5000cr to Rs 7: Both Lok Sabha phase 4 richest and poorest candidate belong to Andhra | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As India is gearing to vote in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, over 1,717 candidates are in the fray for 96 constituencies polling across 10 states and Union Territories across the country. According to an Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) analysis of the self-sworn affidavits of 1,710 of the 1,717 candidates contesting in the fourth phase slated for May 13, 476 candidates are 'crorepatis', with assets exceeding 1 crore, while 24 candidates have declared zero assets.The report also discloses that 360 (21%) candidates have declared criminal cases against them.Candidates with highest assets:According to the ADR report, the candidate with highest assets is Dr Chandra Sekhar Pemmasani, contesting from the Guntur Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh on a TDP ticket...