Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a bill entitling MLAs to claim pension of Rs 15,000 per month even if they remain member of the House for a single day.

Moving the bill in the Assembly, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra said that after the passage of the amended bill, the benefit of pension will be extended to any MLA who has remained the member of the House even for a day.

Earlier, MLAs who have completed minimum five-year term were eligible for such entitlement. The House also passed the 'Advocate Welfare Fund Amendment Bill' with a voice vote.


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