Please do the same. We've been collectively betrayed.
This can prove to be a bigger and nastier scam than Rafale, that too spread across all parties!
BJP has bagged 95% of total electoral bonds sold, which comes to 220 crore. And this was just the first tranch.
According to the report Rs 600 cr worth bonds have been sold which haven't reflected in the account books yet!
It begins in 2014, right before last general elections. 👇
BJP, INC and other parties got together.
Then came the Finance Bill 2017 which introduced Electoral Bonds -- An anonymous way to give monies to parties.
Well, there's a lot more to it than that.
This is what Electoral Bonds are:
Along comes 2018 where they decided to, well... make it worse. Finance Bill 2018 retrospectively legalized foreign funding to parties from 1976!
Here's a blow by blow account of how that went down.
3 finance bills, 2 retrospective amendments & a shady instrument called electoral bonds. And nobody really objected to this crap.
Ye Bik Gayi Hai Gormint.
ADR has also asked for a stay in sale of Electoral bonds since it's so close to the elections.
Even the EC is getting worried.
How are elections in India funded?
What do political parties & individual candidates get in return?