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our independence will be put in jeopardy for the second time and probably lost forever. In spite of thisthere is still no comprehensive law in our country to regulate political parties The Representation of the People Act1951passed within a year of the Constitution being adoptedadded a chapteras late as 1989to deal with the registration of political parties Although parties can be registered by the Election Commissionthere is no corresponding provision for it to deregister a political party The apex court has held that since there is no specific provision in the lawthe general clauses laws do not apply and the EC cannot assume the power to deregister a party As a resultpolitical parties have mushroomed and today there are more than 1396 registered parties in India There are instances of registered parties not carrying out any political activity For examplethe EC had referred many parties to the income tax department and in two cases it was found that they had raised substantial funds and the donors had availed of tax exemptionsbut the funds had been used by such parties to purchase shares and jewellery A large number of partiesalthough registered for yearshave not contested in a single election This raises serious doubts about the purpose of registration Moreoverthere is no law in our country which provides for a ceiling on the campaign expenditure of political parties This sometimes makes the statutory ceiling on a candidates campaign expenditure redundant In a sting operation by a media channel on the eve of recent Uttar Pradesh electioncandidates admitted that they had spent between Rs 65 lakh and Rs 85 lakhwhen the ceiling is only Rs 16 lakh Large chunks of opaque funds are also pumped into election campaigns In 2003the Registration of People Act was amended to enable political parties to accept donations from any person and companyother than a government company The amended law provided for one-time disclosure of information about donations exceeding Rs 20000 to the ECat the end of financial year Income tax laws were simultaneously amended to exempt such donations from tax The amended law incentivised donations to political parties and there were no corresponding provisions for disclosure of audited accountsneither were there corresponding penal provisions for defaulting political parties So the income tax returns of many partiesincluding national level partiesshow that the donors of only a minuscule portion of funds are disclosed to the EC Yet the transparency and accountability of public institutions are indicative of the health and vitality of a democracy and citizens have a right to know what economic benefits donors have got from the political system after making the donation and how the funds are utilised by the party In her recent farewell speechformer president Pratibha Patil had spoken of the need for electoral reformtelling law makers that there will be arguments in the process for the search for answersbut it could never happen that in the din we lose our way forward. she was very excited. download Indian Express App More Related News general public and other officials in the wake of a heightened security threat. please visit the nearby police station or dial 100. Bejoy was busy rewriting the Tamil version of Ratnam’s 1988 film Agni Nachathiram in Hindi. who earlier in the year directed Wazir starring Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar in the lead role, Otherwise it wouldn’t have expressed its view against the minority character before the Supreme Court through the attorney general and would have stood by its earlier stand… There’s no such case about Jamia in court. and school areas.

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