Among Political Parties, BJP Has Largest Amount Of Unknown Income
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the main partner of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), reported an income of Rs 977 crore from unknown sources in two years 2013-14 and 2014-15, Factly.in, a data-journalism portal, reported on November 22, 2016.
The main opposition party - Congress - reported income of Rs 969 crore during 2013-14 and 2014-15.
Political parties in India receive contributions from various sources. As per the existing law, they need not disclose/report the identity of the contributor if the contribution is less than Rs 20,000, Factly reported.
(Uday Erothu is with Factly.in, a website dedicated to making public data meaningful)
We welcome feedback. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. We reserve the right to edit responses for language and grammar.
“Liked this story? Indiaspend.org is a non-profit, and we depend on readers like you to drive our public-interest journalism efforts. Donate Rs 500; Rs 1,000, Rs 2,000.”