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The Bharatiya Janata Party has declared a total sum of assets worth Rs 4,847.78 crore in financial year 2019-20, highest among all political parties. The second position has been taken by BSP with a total asset worth of Rs 698.33 crores.

The Congress has managed to get the third place with Rs 588.1 crores, according to poll reforms advocacy group ADR.

The Association for Democratic Reforms prepared its report based on its analysis of assets and liabilities of national and regional parties in 2019-20.

As per the report, the total asset value claimed by seven national and 44 religious parties amount to Rs 6,988.57 crore and Rs 2,129.38 crore, respectively.

Among the 44 regional parties, the assets of the top 10 parties were worth Rs 2028.715 crore or 95.27 per cent of the total declared by them all combined.

Fixed Deposits/FDR constituted the largest share of Rs 1,639.51 crore (76.99 per cent) of the total assets declared by regional parties in the FY 2019-20.

Among regional parties, political parties such as the SP (Rs 434.219 crore), TRS (Rs 256.01 crore), AIADMK (Rs 246.90 crore), DMK (Rs 162.425 crore), Shiv Sena (Rs 148.46 crore), BJD (Rs 118.425 crore) among others declared highest assets under FDR/Fixed Deposits.

The total liabilities declared by the seven national and 44 regional parties for the FY 2019-20 amount to Rs 134.93 crore.

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