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Pay and Remuneration
Politics has to be seen more as a social and voluntary service. It should not be seen as a monetarily lucrative career. Unfortunately some politicians do indulge in practices that can get them windfall gains; however such practices are ethically and morally not correct.
Salary & Govt. Concessions for a Member of Parliament (MP)
Monthly Salary : 50,000, Daily allowance Rs2000 when parliament is in session, Expense for Constitution per month : 45,000 Office expenditure per month : 45,000, Traveling concession (Rs. 8 per km), Charge for 1 class (A/C) in train: Free (For any number of times) , Charge for Business Class in flights : Free for 40 trips / year (With wife or P.A.), Rent for MP hostel at Delhi : Free, Electricity costs at home : Free up to 50,000 units , Local phone call charge : Free up to 1 ,70,000 calls. Once somebody has worked as Mp is entitled for 20,000 PM pension.
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