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BJP's expenses on assembly polls in five states up 58% to Rs 344 cr

In 2017, BJP had spent Rs 218.26 crore on the elections in the five states. In 2022, the expense was Rs 344 crore. Congress's bill rose from Rs 108.14 crore to Rs 194.80 during the same period


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BS Web Team New Delhi
BJP and the Congress party spent considerably more money in the 2022 assembly elections of five states, namely, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur, and Uttarakhand, as compared to 2017. BJP's expenditure rose by 58 per cent, and Congress's expenditure was up 80 per cent, a report by Indian Express (IE) showed.

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First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 11:13 AM IST

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