KMno4 and K2Cr2O7 are coloured.Justify the given statement.

KMno4 and K2Cr2O7 are colored because of the charge transfer spectra. In both of these compounds andelectron from a oxygen lone pair character orbital is transferred. In both the compounds there is anion to cation charge transfer also known as a ligand to metal charge transfer. This transfer helps in giving color to the compounds.

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