The Indian National Congress sold coupons worth Rs 600 crore to generate party funds during 2007-09 while most of the other political parties were dependent on voluntary donations for fund raising.
The oldest political party, Congress, generated Rs 598.4 crore during 2007-08 and 2008-09 through the sale of coupons while it received donations of Rs 72 crore.
The party also generated Rs 38 crore as interest during the period, reveal income tax returns filed by the party.
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