It shows that donations by ITC and associated companies were over ₹19 crore, while Prudent Electoral Trust contributed ₹31 crore.
As per provisions of the electoral laws, political parties have to report contributions above ₹20,000 made by individuals, companies, electoral trusts, and organisations.
While former prime minister Manmohan Singh donated ₹1,08,000, former party chief Rahul Gandhi donated ₹54,000 and party president Sonia Gandhi donated ₹50,000 between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020.
Sibal, part of the group of 23 leaders who wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi in August 2020 seeking radical organisational overhaul, emerged as the biggest individual donor among the party's members, giving ₹3 crore to the party fund in 2019-20.
Other members of the ‘G23’ in the list of donors include Anand Sharma ( ₹54,000), Shashi Tharoor ( ₹54,000), Ghulam Nabi Azad ( ₹54,000), Milind Deora ( ₹1 lakh) and Raj Babbar ( ₹1,08,000).
The total donations of over ₹20,000 amounted to ₹139,01,62,000. Rajastha n Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, A K Antony, Kumari Selja and Ahmed Patel, who passed away last year, were among those who made financial donations to the party.