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Analysis of Donations from Corporate & Business Houses to National Parties - FY 2016-17 & 2017-18(Known donations above Rs 20,000 only)
For complete report in English and the summary in Hindi, containing sector-wise in-depth analysis of donations received by National Parties between FY 2016-17 & 2017-18, kindly refer to the attached reports.
Introduction
Political parties are required to submit details of donors who have made donations above Rs 20,000 in a financial year (between 1st April and 31st March) to the Election Commission of India, every year. Parties provide details of the name, address, PAN, mode of payment and amount contributed by each donor who has made donation above Rs 20,000 in their submission. Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), in its reportdated 8th January, 2014specified that various sectors of business houses in 8 years, between FY 2004-05 & 2011-12, donated a total of Rs 378.89 cr to National Parties, constituting 87% of the total contribut…