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Money For Jam Sessions

Kuldip Nayar forsakes his allowance, most others see it as gimmickry

Money For Jam Sessions
T.Narayan
Money For Jam Sessions
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Veteran journalist and nominated Rajya Sabha member Kuldip Nayar has set a precedent of sorts by voluntarily seeking deduction of his daily allowance of Rs 500 for the days when the Rajya Sabha was adjourned without transacting any business during the first half of the budget session.

Interestingly, Nayar's plea has been accepted and for the first time in parliamentary history, a member's daily allowance has been deducted for the days on which the house could not transact any business.

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