Electoral Bonds: Election Commission opposes Centre, tells SC it would impact transparency

Shruti Mahajan March 27 2019
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Opposing the stance of the Central government, the Election Commission of India (EC) has told the Supreme Court that the scheme of electoral bonds would affect transparency in political funding.

In its affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, the Election Commission has stated that it had communicated its concerns regarding the impact of certain provisions of the Finance Act, 2017 and the corresponding amendments to the Income Tax Act and the Representation of People Act (RP Act) to the Ministry of Law and Justice. It had written to the . . .

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