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Now, MLAs get salary hike of Rs 2.05 lakh in K’taka

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Bengaluru: Members of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly are now receiving a pay hike of Rs. 2.05 lakh per month. The Karnataka Legislature Salaries, Pensions and Allowances (Amendment) Act was passed in both houses in February, just before the Budget sessions.

The bill proposed a 50 per cent hike in legislators’ salaries and other benefits. The bill also proposes an automatic pay rise every five years. The new came into effect on April 1.

As per the document, an MLA’s salary includes Rs. 40,000 basic salary, Rs. 60,000 as constituency allowance, Rs 60,000 as constituency travel allowance, Rs. 20,000 as salary and other expenses for their personal assistants, Rs. 5,000 for postal expenses and Rs 20,000 as phone allowance. The Karnataka Ministers Salaries and Allowances (Amendment) Bill, 2022, was also passed that proposed a salary hike of 50 per cent for the CM and ministers.

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