Nagpur: The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) declared the highest assets in the year 2019-20 amounting to Rs 4,848 crore while on the other hand, Congress reported to have the highest liabilities in the same year, amounting to Rs 49.5 crore.
The report was prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms after its analysis of assets and liabilities of national and regional parties in 2019-20. As per the report, the total assets as declared by seven national parties amounted to Rs 6,988.57 and 44 regional parties amounted to Rs 2,1,29.38 crore.
Of the seven national parties, BJP declared the highest number of assets which amounted to almost 69.37 per cent, followed by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Rs 698.33 crore or 9.99 per cent. The dynasty party stood third in the list with assets worth RS 588.16 crore or 8.42 per cent, as per the report.
In the very same financial year, among the regional parties, Samajwadi party declared the highest assets worth Rs 563.47 crore (26.46 per cent), followed by TRS and AIADMK amounting to Rs 301.47 crore and Rs 267.6 crore respectively.
The report stated, “In FY 2019-20, among the Regional Parties, the highest assets were declared by the Samajwadi Party, worth ₹563.47 crore followed by Telangana Rashtra Samiti, worth ₹301.47 crore, and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam worth ₹267.61 crore.”