Councilor tops in property but lags behind in studies
Uttar Pradesh civic elections In terms of property, the elected councilor is on top. But education In this respect, they are very backward. The 1420 councilors elected to the State Election Commission Affidavit are given. They confirm it. Most of the elected councilors Millionaire Are. If the affidavit of the councilors is taken as the basis, then the assets of 1167 councilors are up to Rs 25 lakh. Which is about 82 percent. There are 139 councilors whose assets range from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 50 lakh.
On the other hand, if we talk about the education of these corporators, then these people are seen to be lax in it. Out of the elected councillors, there are 126 such councilors who are illiterate. Means these people have not studied. Let us tell you in detail about the wealth, age, criminal history and education of the councillors.
How many educated councilors are there?
The affidavit of councilors submitted to the State Election Commission shows that out of the elected councilors, 99 councilors have received education up to primary level. And there are 169 councilors who have studied till eighth standard. Apart from this, there are 196 councilors who have studied up to high school i.e. tenth standard. Overall, 40 percent of the councilors are those who have completed education only up to high school. Out of 1420 councilors elected, only 376 councilors have done graduation. And 176 councilors have done post graduation. The number of councilors who have done PhD is only 5.
Lagging in studies but ahead in wealth
The record of the elected councilors in studies may not be good, but they are all top in terms of earning. 40 such councilors have won in the UP body whose assets are more than one crore rupees. There are 59 councilors whose assets range from 50 lakhs to more than one crore. If we talk about the criminal records of the councillors, then there are criminal cases against 103 councillors. There are 90 percent councilors against whom no criminal case is registered. Means 1286 councilors are clean in criminal cases.
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14 out of 17 mayors are millionaires
Out of the 17 mayors who have been elected in the UP municipal elections, 14 mayors are crorepatis. On the other hand, talking about their criminal records, criminal cases are registered against 2 mayors. At the same time, 15 mayors do not have any criminal history. Talking about the age of these mayors, 7 mayors are above 60 years. While the age of only one mayor is less than 35 years. Talking about the 1420 elected corporators, there are only 80 corporators whose age is more than 60. There are 512 councilors whose age is between 35 and 45 years.