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Regional parties got 51% of their funds via electoral bonds in FY20: Report

The 42 political outfits collected Rs 447.498 crore, which is 50.97 per cent of their total income of Rs 877.957 in 2019-20, says ADR study; only 14 parties declared such donations

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Electoral Bond | indian politics | TRS

Aditi Verma  |  New Delhi 



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The 42 regional political parties declared a total income of Rs 877.95 and an expenditure of Rs 742.535 crore in FY20. Illustration: Shutterstock

India’s regional political parties collected over half of their income from donations made through electoral bonds, according to a new report from the poll rights group Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

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First Published: Mon, October 11 2021. 17:22 IST

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