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Data shows BJP bagged 92% of corporate donations to political parties

ADR data for FY18: Contribution peaked in the run-up to the Assembly polls in Himachal, Gujarat

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019  |  Bjp  |  Bhartiya Janata Party

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

In 2017-18, corporates contributed as much as 12 times more money to the coffers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) than to those of the other six national parties combined.

The BJP received 93 per cent of all donations of above Rs 20,000 made to the country's six national political parties in 2017-18 by business groups and individuals, according to a report by election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). Donations from corporates formed 91.58 per cent of total donations declared by the BJP, the rest being from individual donors, the ADR analysis of details ...

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First Published: Thu, January 17 2019. 23:03 IST
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