Better employment opportunities figured as the highest priority among voters (46.80 per cent), followed by better healthcare (34.60 per cent) and drinking water (30.50 per cent), better roads (28.34 per cent) and better public transport (27.35 per cent), as per the national survey.
National and regional political parties received Rs 11,367.34 crore of total income during this period, as per a report by Delhi-based think-tank Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
After the resignation of Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and reconstitution of the council of ministers, Gujarat Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 25 ministers including the newly-elected Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
There are 55 newly elected crorepati MPs in Rajya Sabha while 13 have declared criminal cases against themselves, says a new study by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
The data collected by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a Delhi-based think tank working on poll reforms, showed the parties collected Rs 2107.80 crore during 71 state assembly elections in this period.
Out of the total donations, around 55 percent or Rs 582.72 crore came from "donors whose details are not available in the public domain," as per the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
According to the report released by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch, which accessed information on donations declared by political parties in the national capital, BJP received funds worth Rs 170.86 crore in 2013-14, while in 2014-15 its funds swelled to Rs 437.35 crore, a surge of 156 percent.
Among these, the top fund contributors in order were Bharti Group, the Birlas and the Lodhas.
A study by the Association for Democratic Reforms reveals electoral trusts and companies with varied interests in mining, real estate, power and the news paper businesses donated over Rs 127 crore to national parties, while the manufacturing sector came in second, spending about Rs 100 crore towards political donations
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