Jhaakhand MP demands Rs.5-7 lakh salary for Lok Sabha members

Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member Parimal Nathwani on Tuesday said the Lok Sabha members deserved to get Rs.5-7 lakh as monthly salary.

Talking to reporters here, the Independent Rajya Sabha member from Jharkhand said: “Considering the number of people represented by each MP, the Lok Sabha members should get Rs.5 lakh to Rs.7 lakh salary per month.”

Nathwani said a Lok Sabha constituency covers seven to eight assembly seats and the Lok Sabha members have to work accordingly. He, however, said: “Rajya Sabha members’ salary should remain same.”

Replying to a question over more than 50 pending Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Jharkhand, he said: “The MOU, not executed in three years, should be cancelled… Jharkhand has potential for industrialisation and effective marketing, and a policy of implementing the investment should be improved.”

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