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Bills to reduce salary, allowances of MPs, Ministers by 30 per cent moved in Rajya Sabha

IndiaTimes Friday, 18 September 2020
Union ministers G Kishan Reddy and Pralhad Joshi moved the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs said that he was moving the Bill on behalf of home minister Amit Shah.
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