This year Rs 1,716 crore electoral bonds have been sold so far, versus Rs 1056 crore in 2018.
This year Rs 1,716 crore electoral bonds have been sold so far, versus Rs 1056 crore in 2018. But what exactly are electoral bonds and how does the identity of the bond owner remain a secret?
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