One-liner: A non-govt electoral watchdog said that the BJP's share is nearly 55% of the the total income declared by the 8 national parties in financial year 2020-21.
National parties: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM), All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) and National People's Party (NPP) are the 8 national parties recognised by the Election Commission (EC).
BJP has highest income: Citing details submitted by the parties before the EC, the statement from Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said the BJP has shown the highest income amongst the national parties - ₹752Cr during FY 2020-21.
Congress' income: The Congress declared the 2nd highest income of ₹285Cr which forms 20.801% of the total income of the national parties.
Decrease in income: ADR said between FY 2019-20 and 2020-21, the BJP's income decreased by 79.24% from ₹3,623Cr during FY 2019-20 to ₹752Cr during FY 2020-21.
Expenditure of each party: The maximum expenditure for the BJP has been towards election and general propaganda - ₹421.014 Cr, followed by expenses towards administrative costs, which were ₹145Cr.