Tuesday, December 9, 2014

#BJP yet to submit its contribution report for donations above Rs 20,000 to EC for FY 2013-14

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the only National Party which has not yet submitted details of the donations above Rs 20,000 to the Election Commission of India (ECI) for the Financial Year 2013-2014. Among the recognised regional parties, only 17 parties out of a total of 45 parties have submitted their contributions reports so far.

As the due date for submission of the parties’ audited IT Returns was 31st Oct,’14, BJP and 28 Regional Recognised parties have defaulted on their donations report by more than a month. It is to be noted that BJP had declared the maximum amount of Rs 83.19 crores from 2941 donations during the Financial Year 2012-13.
BSP had declared that no donation above Rs 20,000 was received by the party during FY 2013-14 and filed the report on 13th Sept,’14, while NCP had filed its report on 17th Sept,’14, and declared donations from 15 donors. CPI had filed its report on 23rd Sept,’14 and declared receiving donations above Rs 20,000 from 44 donors. CPM and INC filed their donations report on the 30th Sept,’14 and declared donations from 70 and 712 donors respectively.