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DNA: Salaries of MPs to double, will get Rs 2.8 lakh

Even as disruptions shadowed the Winter Session of Parliament, lawmakers are looking ahead to a 100 percent salary hike which may come in the next Budget, government sources said on Thursday. A joint committee of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha has prepared a report recommending the salary of parliamentarians be hiked from the present Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh, constituency allowance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 90,000 and secretarial assistance plus office allowance from Rs. 45,000 to Rs 90,000.

Dec 28, 2015, 23:20 PM IST