The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received over Rs 785 crore in donations from electoral trusts, individuals and corporates in 2019-20, according to the party's latest contribution report to the Election Commission of India (ECI). The amount received by the party is five times more than what Congress got during the same period.
Many party leaders like Union Minister Piyush Goyal, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Lok Sabha MP from Chandigarh Kirron Kher and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar have contributed to the party.
Meanwhile, some corporates have also been among the major contributors to the BJP. Among the highest contributors are Haldiram, Muthoot Finance, Hero Cycle and ITC. Many trusts including Triumph Electoral Trust, Prudent Electoral Trust, New Democratic Electoral Trust and Jankalyan Electoral Trust have also contributed to the party's kitty.