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BJP gets lion’s share of corporate donations

NEW DELHI:  Corporates and business houses donated Rs 876.10 crore to various national political parties in 2018-19 five national, with BJP getting the maximum donation of Rs 698.082 crore from 1,573 corporates. The  Congress came a distant second receiving a total contribution of Rs 122.5 crore from 122 corporate donors while the NCP received Rs 11.345 crore from 17 corporate donors.

A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)  showed that national parties received the maximum corporate donation in the 2018-19 — the period which preceded the Lok Sabha elections — followed by Rs 573.18 crore in 2014-15, the year when the 16th Lok Sabha elections were held.