National occasions collected Rs 11,234 crore donation from unknown belongings from 2004-05 to 2018-19, consistent with the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), a suppose tank. For this analysis, the ADR said it regarded as the submission made previous to the Election Charge of India by way of seven national occasions – BJP, Congress, Trinamool Congress, Communist Birthday celebration of India (Marxist), Nationalist Congress Birthday celebration, Bahujan Samaj Birthday celebration and Communist Birthday celebration of India (CPI).
The income from unknown belongings refers to the value vary declared inside the Income Tax returns without naming the availability for donations below Rs 20,000. Such unknown belongings include donations by way of electoral bonds, sale of coupons, help fund, miscellaneous income, voluntary contributions and contribution from meetings/morchas. The BSP, on the other hand, declared that it did not download any value vary from voluntary contributions (above or below Rs 20,000) from the sale of coupons/electoral bonds or unknown belongings of income.
“Between FY 2004-05 and 2018-19, the national parties have collected Rs 11,234.12 crore from unknown sources,” the ADR said. The details of donors of such voluntary contributions don’t seem to be available inside the public house. All through 2018-19, the BJP declared Rs 1,612.04 crore as income from unknown belongings which is 64 in line with cent of the whole income of national occasions from unknown belongings (Rs 2,512.98 crore), the ADR said.
This is 1.5 events more than the mix of income from unknown belongings declared by way of the other five national occasions (Rs 900.94 crore), it added. The Congress declared Rs 728.88 crore as income from unknown belongings which is 29 in line with cent of the whole income of national occasions from unknown belongings, the suppose tank said. “Combined income of Congress and NCP from sale of coupons between FY 2004-05 and 2018-19 stands at Rs 3,902.63 crore,” it added.