Sadda Haq: Who Funds Political Parties & How?

In India, almost 90% of political donations in 2017-18 was made by the corporate sector.

Updated01 Apr 2019, 03:59 PM IST
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Have you come across the many political advertisements on social media and wondered how different parties pay for these expenses? Well, in this episode of Sadda Haq, we will explain how political parties gather funds from different sources, often in a completely non-transparent manner.

There are two types of political donors, individual and corporate. Individual donors comprise the common people, who generally support a party out of ideological reasons. Corporate donors comprise big industrialists, who often contribute large sums of money to different political parties.

Click here to read more about how these parties are paid and by whom.

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Published: 30 Mar 2019, 09:52 AM IST
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