West Bengal Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms have analyzed the self-sworn affidavits of 43 out of 44 Ministers including Chief Minister from West Bengal State Assembly 2021. One minister namely Amit Mitra has not been analyzed due to the unavailability of data. Amit Mitra did not contest in the West Bengal Assembly elections 2021.
While analyzing the other Other Background details ADR informs in women Ministers Out of 43 ministers only 9 are women. As per the ADR and WBEW reports, 12(28%) ministers have declared criminal cases against themselves. On the other hand, 7(16%) ministers have declared serious criminal cases against themselves. Revealing Ministers’ Education: 10(23%) ministers have declared their educational qualification to be between 8th and 12th standard while 32 (74%) ministers have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or above. 1 minister is Diploma holder.