SC Asks Political Parties To Submit Details Of All Donations Received
The Supreme Court recently have ordered all the political parties to submit in sealed cover details of donations which they have received through Electoral Bonds, till May 15 to the Election Commission. The Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi asked the parties to furnish names of donors, the total amount received through Electoral Bonds and the bank accounts to the poll panel by May 30.
The purpose behind the electoral bonds details is to eliminate the use of black money during the elections. Venugopal also told the Bench that they have no policy of state funding of elections. The funds are received from supporters, people and the companies as well who want their political party to win.