MPsa�� salaries to go up

New Delhi: The Central government is reported to have agreed to raise salaries of Members of Parliament from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1lakh per month. The Prime Ministera��s Office is learnt to have agreed to consider a recommendation made by the Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament, headed byA�BJP MP Yogi Adityanath. It is also expected that the Parliamentariansa�� allowances will be hiked. If the committeea��s another suggestion is accepted, MPs will get more air tickets and soft loans for buying motor vehicles.

A bill is expected to be passed in the coming winter session of Parliament to increase the MPsa�� salary and allowances.

The government is also planning to raise the Presidenta��s salary from Rs 1.5 lakhs per month to Rs 5lakhs and that of the Governors from Rs 1.10 lakhs to Rs 2.5 lakhs.

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