India’s state of Jharkhand is the worst among states, according to Transparency International India’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks states according to a number of measures.
Jharkand is the state with the highest number of people living below the poverty line, with an average monthly income of Rs.7,700, compared to Gujarat’s average of Rs 2,300, said the Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Perception Index.
It also ranks the poorest states according the amount of corruption per capita.
The states that make the list include Assam, Bihar, Jhansi, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, Manipur, Rajasthan, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar.
It does not include the states of Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.