BJP received Rs 256.25 cr from trust



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NEW DELHI: The BJP received a total of Rs 256.25 crore from Prudent Electoral Trust, while the BRS received Rs 90 crore and the YSRCP got Rs 16 crore from the fund during the financial year that ended in March 2023. The trust gave total donations of Rs 363.15 crore to political parties during the year, according to its filing before the poll panel. The data shared by the trust reveals that while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received 70.56 per cent of the donations made by it during the past year, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) received a total of Rs 90 lakh from the fund in two tranches of Rs 45 lakh each. The contributions made by the trust to the BJP were in 17 tranches. The BRS received Rs 90 crore in three tranches. The maximum contribution of Rs 75 crore was made in one tranche to the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led party while another of Rs 10 crore and yet another of Rs 5 crore were given to the ruling party in Telangana. The YSRCP got Rs 16 crore in four tranches. Another trust -- Paribartan Electoral Trust -- has made a contribution of Rs 75 lakh to the BJP.