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Electoral Bonds Data: Data of Electoral Bonds Revealed! After the order of the Supreme Court, the Election Commission announced the data leader

Leader Online Desk : Electoral Bonds Data : The Election Commission has made public the information related to Electoral Bonds. According to the Election Commission, the State Bank of India (SBI) had provided data related to election bonds to the Election Commission (ECI) on March 12, 2024, as per Supreme Court directions. The data was then uploaded on the Election Commission website on Thursday. The electoral bond data received from SBI has been uploaded on the website as is.

The State Bank of India (SBI) had handed over electoral bond data to the Election Commission following a stern Supreme Court order. Now the Election Commission has uploaded the information related to Electoral Bonds from SBI on its website. Interestingly, these figures have been released a day before the Supreme Court's deadline. The poll panel received from SBI was asked to publish the data on the official website by 5 pm on March 15.

The information provided by SBI is as follows.

A total of 3,346 bonds were purchased in the country from April 1, 2019 to April 11, 2019.
A total of 18,872 bonds were purchased from April 12, 2019 to February 15, 2024.
In this way, it is reported that a total of 22,217 election bonds have been purchased in the country.

Purchase of bonds from 'these' companies

According to the data uploaded by the Election Commission, the electoral bond buyers include Grasim Industries, Megha Engineering, Piramal Enterprises, Torrent Power, Bharti Airtel, DLF Commercial Developers, Vedanta Limited, Apollo Tyres, Laxmi Mittal, Edelweiss, PVR, Kventor, Sula Wine, Welspun and Sun Pharma. etc. Companies included.

Donations received by 'these' parties

According to the data released by the Election Commission, DMK, JDS, NCP, Trinamool Congress, JDU, RJD, AAP, SP have also received donations through electoral bonds. Apart from this, BJP, Congress, AIADMK, BRS, Shiv Sena, TDP, YSR Congress are among those who get money through electoral bonds.

A landmark judgment of the Supreme Court

In a historic judgment delivered on February 15, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court struck down the Electoral Bonds scheme. Terming it 'unconstitutional', the bench ordered the Election Commission to disclose the details of the donors and the amount given by them as well as the recipients.

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