BJP top grosser, spender in 2018 Karnataka polls: ADR
As much as Rs 356 crore were collected and Rs 170 crore were spent by political parties which contested the May 2018 Karnataka elections. The BJP was the highest grosser with Rs 213 crore and spent nearly Rs 139 crore, also the most.
According to a report by election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), released on Tuesday, the BJP collected Rs 213.47 both at the centre and state levels, which is nearly 60 per cent of the Rs 356.04 crore collected by the 13 national and state parties that contested the assembly polls. (Reuters)