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Accounts Frozen, Unable To Pay Bills; Big Blow To Congress Before Lok Sabha Elections

The Congress party's accounts have been seized, according to Ajay Maken. The nation is under lockdown. Democracy is no longer in motion.

Edited By : simran rajpal | Updated: Feb 16, 2024 13:01 IST
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Congress leader Ajay Maken

Congress-related accounts are seized. Ajay Maken, a senior party leader, has stated that they are unable to pay their expenses or withhold the employees’ payments. Maken claims that the accounts of the Youth Congress have also been frozen in addition to those of Congress. This information was provided by the party leader during a press conference.

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Maken Says Democracy Is In Danger

The Congress party’s accounts have been seized, according to Ajay Maken. The nation is under lockdown. Democracy is no longer in motion. With just a few weeks to go until Lok Sabha elections are announced, what is the administration hoping to demonstrate by this move? The main political parties in the nation have had their accounts frozen. A recovery of Rs 210 crore has been requested by the Income Tax Department.

Why Congress Accounts Are Seized?

The Congress leader went on to say that “the income tax returns for 2018–19 constitute the basis for demanding crores of rupees. This is a terrible shame—democracy has been murdered. The freezing of our accounts occurred before the Lok Sabha elections. Membership campaigns, which are another way the Congress Party gets funding from the Youth Congress, have also been suspended”.

According to Maken, the party filed the returns beyond the deadline. But they extended it by 45 days. This does not imply that freezing the account is necessary. He went on to say that everything has been impacted and that they are out of money for both salary and electrical bills. unable to make a bank deposit. Not even able to take out a bank withdrawal.

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First published on: Feb 16, 2024 01:01 PM IST

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