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The BJP has emerged as the party with the highest donations from corporate donors.

Adhikara Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Receives more donations than other political parties. Corporate Donors (Corporate Donations) BJP is the highest donor party. By 2025, the BJP is expected to receive donations of Rs 720,407 crore a year from corporate donors. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) This information emerged from the report.

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) in its recently published report states that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party received the highest number of corporate donations in the 2019-20 financial year. The BJP received the highest donation of Rs 720,407 crore from corporate donors by 2025. Also, when the Lok Sabha elections were held in 2019, corporate funding for national parties appeared to be high. The total funding was Rs 921.95 crore, up from Rs 573.18 crore in the previous Lok Sabha election year 2014-15. It is interesting to note that 91 per cent of the total contributions of political parties in 2019-20 came from corporate funds.

Unlike the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, the Association for Democratic Reforms took the Congress, CPM, NCP and TMC in its study. Of all the parties, the BJP alone received Rs 720.407 crore from corporate donors, according to the ADR report. This is the highest by 2025. Since then, the Congress has received donations of Rs 133.04 crore from 154 corporate donors. At the same time, NCP received donations of Rs 57,086 crore from 36 corporate donors.

Two other national parties, the BSP and the CPI, were not part of the ADR review. This is because the BSP stated that it did not receive more than Rs 20,000 in the annual year 2019-20. The CPI declared that it had not received any revenue from the corporates. According to Indian election laws, Rs. Details of total donations of more than 20,000 must be declared in the Election Commission Annual Report. The Electoral Trust has emerged as the largest spender among donors. Electoral trusts accounted for 43% of all corporate donations in 2019-20, construction industries 15.87% and mining / construction / export and import companies 13%.

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