LS passes bill to cut salaries of MPs by 30%
New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 percent “to meet the exigencies arising out of COVID-19 pandemic”.
The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced in the Lower House on Monday.
It will replace the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020.
The ordinance was cleared by the Cabinet on April 06 and promulgated the next day.