Tribune News Service
Jammu, September 18
The Internet and phone payments of Lok Sabha members price the general public exchequer practically Rs 39 lakh within the first seven months (from January to July) this yr.
This was disclosed by the liaison officer (telephones), Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, in Parliament whereas offering data sought beneath the RTI Act by a Jammu-based activist Rohit Choudhary.
“The telephone (PSTN) bills of Lok Sabha MPs from January to July 2020 were of Rs 13,08,151 while it was Rs 25,88,767 for Internet (broadband) for the period,” disclosed the liaison officer.
Choudhary mentioned the folks of Jammu and Kashmir had been disadvantaged of 4G Internet service since August 5 final yr however the parliamentarians proceed to get pleasure from high-speed Internet at the price of public exchequer.