For Modi, transparency = anonymity

The Supreme Court, after sitting over the petitions for a year, has posted them for hearing on March 26. If it doesn’t order a stay, anonymous donations will be made to political parties in April

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Jagdeep S Chhokar

Despite the dictionary meanings given above, can there be doubts whether ‘transparency’ and ‘anonymity’ mean the same thing? Please read on.

One section in the Budget speech bythe Union Finance Minister in the LokSabha on 1 February, 2017, while presentingthe Union Budget for 2017-2018, wastitled “Transparency in Electoral Funding.”This section said:

Published: 14 Mar 2019, 5:00 PM