ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Illusion of Transparency

Electoral Bonds

The introduction of electoral bonds is a retrograde measure that radically alters the transparency regime of electoral funding. By obscuring the identities of a bond’s purchaser and recipient from everyone but the State Bank of India, they give an unfair advantage to the party in power at the centre, undermine the Election Commission’s oversight role, and deprive the voters of their right to determine if the ruling party is extending undue favours to its donors.

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Updated On : 30th May, 2019


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