BJP got election donations from corporates etc. more than that is received by all the other parties combined. The list as published in the newspapers is given below: 1. BJP (Rs. 437 crore) 2. Congress (Rs. 141.46 crore) 3. NCP (Rs. 32.82 crore) 4. . CPI(M)(Rs. 3.42 crore) 5. CPI (Rs. 1.33 crore).
An RTI has revealed that the Congress has been granted Income Tax relief for Rs. 743.75 crore in 2012-14. For the same period BJP was granted Rs. 338.95 crore tax relief.
The ruling political parties in India are amassing wealth in a grand way. These are the accounted money. What about the unaccounted money being collected during elections and other times? What about the black money ?
The people have a right to know.
The Central Information Commission has decided that political parties are answerable under the Right of Information Act(RTI). The Full Bench of the Commission, including the Chief Information Commissioner Satyanand Mishra has held that six parties viz. Congress, BJP, CPI(M), CPI, NCP and BSP to whom RTI enquiries have been directed fulfill the criteria of being public authorities under RTI.