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17.06.2022
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8 national parties declared total earnings of Rs 1374 crore

In the financial year 2020-21, out of the total income of Rs 1,373.783 crore declared by the 8 national parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party has the largest share i.e. about 55 percent. This information was given by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a non-governmental organization that monitors elections. These 8 parties include Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party, Nationalist Congress Party, CPI, CPIM, Trinamool Congress and National People’s Party (NPP), which have been given national party status by the Election Commission. ADR has said in a statement that these 8 national parties have received this income from all over India during the financial year 2020-21.

BJP’s earnings 54.764% in total income – ADR

On the basis of which political parties have submitted the details of their income and expenditure to the Election Commission, the ADR has said that BJP has declared the highest income among all national parties. In the year 2020-21, the Bharatiya Janata Party has shown a total income of Rs 752.337. According to the ADR, ‘This is 54.764% of the total income of the 8 national parties during the financial year 2020-21.’

Congress earnings fall by 58.11%

After the BJP, the name of the Congress is in the party which has recorded more income. The party has shown total income of Rs 285.765 crore in the given financial year, which is 20.801 percent of the total income of these 8 national parties. But, if you compare with the income of the financial year 2019-20, then there has been a decline of 58.11% in the income of Congress. Congress’s income that year was Rs 682.21 crore.

Biggest blow to BJP

The income of all the parties has decreased in 2020-21 as compared to the financial year 2019-20. For example, the income of TMC has come down by 48.20%, that of NCP by 59.19%, of BSP by 9.94%, of CPI by 67.65% and of NPP by 62.91%. But, the biggest setback in income has been suffered by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Her income was Rs 3,623.28 crore in the year 2019-20, which has come down to Rs 752.337 crore in 2020-21. In this way his income has reduced by 79.24%.

TMC almost equal to Congress in spending

As far as expenditure is concerned, BJP has spent the maximum amount i.e. 421.014 crores on election and general campaigning, second is administrative expenditure, in which the party has spent Rs 145.688 crores. On the other hand, Congress has shown the highest expenditure on elections, which is Rs 91.358 crore, followed by Rs 88.439 on administrative expenses. The TMC is only slightly behind the Congress in expenditure on the election campaign, which has cost the party Rs 90.419 crore. Whereas, he has to pay only Rs 3.96 crore on administrative and other expenses.

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