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EC asks AAP over discrepancies in donation, serves showcause notice

EC asks AAP over discrepancies in donation, serves showcause notice
Written by Abhishek Lohia

New Delhi: The problems of the Aam Aadmi Party have increased once again, the Election Commission has sent a notice to the Aam Aadmi Party asking why it should cancel its election symbol and asked the EC to reply within 20 days. On the basis of which the income tax department report was sent to the Election Commission, and on this report the Election Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the Aam Aadmi Party. On the basis of reports sent to the Central Board of Direct Taxes i.e. CBDT, Allegation over AAP is that it has violated the Election Commission’s rules of transparency in the case of the year 2014-15.

It has been said in the notice that the CBDT report appears that the Aam Aadmi Party did not follow the guidelines of transparency of the Election Commission. Irregularities have been found in the accounts of the Aam Aadmi Party’s accounts. Therefore, at first sight, the Aam Aadmi Party has violated the EC’s legal directions. The EC has given 20 days to the AAP to file its representation.

Why shouldn’t your recognition be withdrawn, EC asks AAP over discrepancies in donation

  • The information of the donation was hidden; Aam Aadmi Party’s bank account received a credit of Rs 67.67 Crores, while the party showed Rs 54.15 crore in its accounts, i.e. 13.16 crore was not accounted for and it was considered from unknown sources.
  • Wrong information on the website and on the Election Commission, it has been said in the report that the Aam Aadmi Party gave wrong information on its website and the Election Commission during the election. It also states that once the question was raised, the Aam Aadmi Party changed information about its accounts.

  • Money from the hawala businessman has said in the report that the Aam Aadmi Party has collected Rs 2 crores from the operator and showed them as cash.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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