Ground Report | New Delhi: Richest political parties in India; The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is by far the richest political party in India.
The total assets declared by the seven national and 44 regional parties during the financial year 2019-2020 were Rs 6,988.57 crore and Rs 2,129.38 crore respectively, of which the highest assets were declared by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Rs 4,847.78 crore (69.37 per cent).
As per the analysis, the total assets declared by seven national and 44 regional parties during the financial year were ₹ 6,988.57 crore and ₹ 2,129.38 crore respectively.
Among the seven national parties, the maximum assets were declared by BJP (Rs 4847.78 crore or 69.37 per cent), BSP (Rs 698.33 crore or 9.99 per cent) and Congress (588.16 crore or 8.42 per cent). The ADR report said.
Out of 44 regional political parties, the top 10 parties declared assets worth Rs 2,028.715 crore or 95.27 per cent of the total assets declared by all regional parties for the financial year 2019-20.
The Samajwadi Party (SP) declared the maximum assets at Rs 563.47 crore (26.46 per cent), followed by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) at Rs 301.47 crore and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) at Rs 267.61 crore.
Richest political parties in India
BJP: Rs 4,847.78 crore
BSP: Rs 698.33 crore
Congress: Rs 588.16 crore
Samajwadi Party: Rs 434.219 crore
TRS: Rs 256.01 crore
AIADMK: Rs 246.90 crore
DMK: Rs 162.425 crore
Shiv Sena: Rs 148.46 crore
Biju Janata Dal, BJD Rs 118.425 crore
“Regional Parties declared ₹ 30.29 crore under Borrowings and ₹ 30.37 cr under Other Liabilities and in the FY 2019-20, TDP declared the highest total liabilities of ₹ 30.342 crore (50.02 per cent) followed by DMK that declared ₹ 8.05 crore (13.27 per cent),” the analysis said.
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