NEW DELHI: Tata Group-controlled Progressive Electoral Trust contributed Rs 46.78 crore to AIADMK in 2019-20, which accounts for nearly 90% of the total contributions it received in excess of Rs 20,000 each, in the last financial year.
AIADMK also received Rs 5.39 crore worth of contributions, disbursed by two separate cheques, from ITC Ltd, as per contribution report for 2019-20 filed by the party with the Election Commission on October 26, 2020.
AIADMK had declared nil contributions in excess of Rs 20,000, in 2018-19.
Progressive Electoral Trust was the largest contributor to political parties in 2018-19, having disbursed Rs 356 crore to the BJP and Rs 55.6 crore to Congress.
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