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Ludhiana, April 16
Former cricketer and the newly-elected Rajya Sabha member from AAP, Harbhajan Singh made a major announcement before joining the Upper House.
On Saturday, Harbhajan Singh took to Twitter and announced that he would contribute his Rajya Sabha salary to the education and welfare of farmers’ daughters.
“As a Rajya Sabha member, I want to contribute my RS salary to the daughters of farmers for their education & welfare. I’ve joined to contribute to the betterment of the nation and will do everything I can. Jai Hind,” Harbhajan Singh wrote.
HAVE A LOOK AT HIS TWEET
Salary of a Rajya Sabha member?
According to the Rajya sabha website, a Rajya Sabha member gets a salary of Rs. 16,000 per month. Other than that, a Rajya Sabha member gets several allowances including constituency allowance, daily allowance, office expense allowance and a lot more.
Every day, a Rajya Sabha member gets Rs. 1,000 as a daily allowance. Every month, Rs. 20,000 is given as a constituency allowance.
On March 24, five of the Aam Aadmi Party nominees were elected for the Rajya Sabha from Punjab. These five Rajya Sabha members were former cricketer Harbhajan Singh, party leader Raghav Chadha who was the Punjab election in charge, Lovely Professional University founder Ashok Mittal, IIT Delhi professor Sandeep Pathak, and industrialist Sanjeev Arora.