Mumbai – Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tops the list of chief ministers having criminal cases. Fadnavis had total 22 criminal cases against him, out of these, 3 are serious criminal cases. The Association for Democratic Reform (ADR) has released a report on 31 chief ministers in the country. Some of the charges against Devendra Fadnavis include some serious cases like ‘abetment of assault’, ‘voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons’, ‘being part of unlawful assembly, rioting, voluntarily causing hurt’, etc.
Kerala’s chief minister Pianarayi Vijayan is second in the list with 11 cases against him, and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is one case less than him is on the third spot. While Jammu and Kashmir’s chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and Bihar’s chief Minister Nitish Kumar are at the bottom of the list, both have one case each registered against them.