Only 52 of 194 candidates of five major combinations have assets below 1 crore

All the AIADMK and DMK candidates contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Tamilnadu are crorepatis. Only 52 of the 194 candidates from the five major combinations – the AIADMK-led front, the DMK-led alliance, Makkal Needhi Maiam, AMMK and Naam Tamizhar Katchi (NTK) by Seeman, have shown assets below Rs one crore in their sworn affidavits filed before the Election Commission, according to a report released by the Movement for Democratic Reforms (MER). Continue Reading