MLAs In Tamil Nadu Getting A 100 Percent Salary Hike, Members Of Parliament

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updated: July 20,2017 15:45 IST

Rajya Sabha (File | PTI)
Rajya Sabha (File | PTI)

NEW DELHI: With MLAs in Tamil Nadu getting a 100 for each penny pay climb, Members of Parliament Wednesday requested a compensation climb, saying even their secretaries and MLAs in states are being paid superior to them.

The issue was brought up in Rajya Sabha by Samajwadi Party pioneer Naresh Agrawal. The request was bolstered by senior Congress pioneer Anand Sharma.

Agrawal said there is no mischief in MPs requesting a compensation climb. “It appears just as we are asking yet we are definitely not. On the off chance that the administration needs to state no to compensation climb, at that point they ought to transparently say. MLAs in a few states are getting Rs 3,00,000 as compensation while our secretaries are paid more than us,” said Agrawal.He included that MPs’ pay rates be connected to the Seventh Pay Commission and they ought to get `1000 more than the bureau secretary. At the point when the Rajya Sabha director attempted to quiet him down, Agrawal debilitated to sit in the Well of the House with his request if government doesn’t answer to it.

Sharma soon joined Agrawal saying Indian MPs are the most noticeably bad paid on the planet and the administration ought to take after the worldwide practice while choosing pay rates of parliamentarians.