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Jul 05, 2019
6:10PM

West Bengal: Govt to increase daily allowances of Ministers, MLAs for their presence in House

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The West Bengal Government has decided to increase daily allowances of Ministers and MLAs for their presence in the State Assembly. Announcing this in the State Assembly today, Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee said that the daily allowances for the Ministers will be three thousand rupees while Legislators will get two thousand rupees per day for their attendance in the House. 

She informed that additional 15 crore rupees will be spent from the State exchequer to implement the decision. Opposition Congress and CPIM MLAs have welcomed the decision.

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