Topic: Association for Democratic Reforms
The poll rights body said national parties that received the maximum income from donations or contributions include BJP, Congress, AITC, CPM and CPI.
The scheme has been challenged on the ground that it legalises anonymous funding of political parties. But Centre says it’s meant to eradicate black money.
The SC in in February asked parties to give reasons for selecting candidates with criminal background and why other individuals without criminal antecedents could not be picked.
Of the total Rs 91.37 crore donations, the top three parties including AAP and Akali Dal amounted for Rs 65.83 crore.
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