BJP received 'chhappar phaad ke' donations ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Friday, February 28, 2020, 8:05 AM
A head of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, donations to national parties doubled as per a report compiled by Association for Democratic Rights(ADR). The total donations of the national parties during FY 2018-19 increased by `481.77 cr, an increase of almost 103%, from the previous financial year 2017-18. The total donations (above `20,000) declared by the national parties was `951.66 cr, from 5520 donations.
BJP Declares Receiving Donations Over Rs 700 Crore In FY 2018-19
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:05 AM
The ruling BJP has disclosed receiving over Rs 700 crore in donations through cheques and online payments during financial-year 2018-19, with electoral trust managed by Tatas contributing half of the money. Tata-controlled Progressive Electoral Trust gave Rs 356 crore in donation, while Prudent Electoral Trust India's richest trust gave Rs 54.25 crore in donations, according to information the BJP provided to the Election Commission.