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Rs 2.5 cr for Anna’s Ramlila stir

Putting rumours about funding of Anna Hazare’s agitation in Ramlila Ground to rest, Team Anna on Tuesday announced their audit report, presenting all the details of financial transactions during the 12-day-long anti-corruption movement.
Total contributions at Ramlila Maidan between April 1 and September 30 stood at Rs 1.14 crore. In all, 27,505 contributors were recorded.
From the special audit report for period April 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011, Over Rs 2.51 crore received as donations.
Expenses including those for public meetings and travel are recorded at Rs 1.57 crore.
According to the report, Trust has received donations amounting to Rs 3.5 crore but has resolved to return this due to lack of details of owners.
Trust spent Rs 52 lakhs on public meetings, Rs 45 lakhs on public awareness, Rs 10 lakhs on travel and Rs 4.6 lakhs on conferences.
IAC has also disclosed that the maximum donation was of Rs 25 lakh. Total cash contributions collected at Ramlila were just under 1 crore rupees. 27,505 people contributed to IAC. There are no details of many exact donors as the amounts have been shared.

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