Notice sent to AAP by Income Tax Department over funding

| Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 14:20
First Published |

NEW DELHI: While the Aam Aadmi Party is still celebrating its historic win in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly Elections, the Income Tax department on Wednesday issued a notice to the Arvind Kejriwal’s party over its funding.

AAP is accused of being indulged in money laundering ahead of Delhi Elections 2015.

On February 2, Aam Aadmi Volunteer Action March (AVAM) accused AAP of indulging into money laundering in the light of election funding.

The AVAM claimed that this could be established on the basis that the transactions that are visible on the website of AAP, four companies have donated an amount of Rs. 50 lakh at the same time on the same date in 2014.

On investigating the same, the AVAM discovered that these companies including Goldmine Buildcom Pvt Ltd,Infolance Software Solutions LtdSunvision Agencies and Skyline Metal and Alloy Pvt Ltd have no transactions.

In a response to AVAM, AAP leader Yogendra Yadav stated that there was no issue related to the funding and if at all, they had to hide the truth, they would have never uploaded the details on their party’s website.

Yadav assured that his party is ready for any kind of investigation. “All transactions are genuine and there is definitely nothing to hide from view,” he said.

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