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BJP mopped up 94% of donations from Gujarat during 2017-21: ADR report

BJP garnered 94% of the total contribution that came from Gujarat. Out of Rs 174.06 crore, the party got 163.54 crore from 1,519 donors, said the report.

November 28, 2022 / 09:30 AM IST
Representative image (Image by BJP via Wikimedia Commons 2.0)

Representative image (Image by BJP via Wikimedia Commons 2.0)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been the largest recipient of  donations  from Gujarat between 2017 and 2021.

According to a report by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), political parties received corporate donations of Rs 4014.58 crore in the five-year period, of which Rs 174.06 crore or, 4.34 percent, came from Gujarat.

BJP garnered 94 percent of the total contribution that came from Gujarat. Out of Rs 174.06 crore, the party got 163.54 crore from 1,519 donors, said the report.

The share of donation received by the party has exceeded the Congress by 16 times, which only got a sum of Rs 10.46 crore during the period.