prabhat khabar epaper 24/09/2016

The Bombay high court on Friday dismissed a PIL that challenged the hike in salaries of MLAs and MLCs reminding the petitioner that they are also “human beings“.

A bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Mahesh Sonak heard a petition filed by Dombivli resident Sandeep Patil challenging the August 5 amendment to an Act which doubled salaries and perks of MLAs and MLCs.Justice Chellur asked: “Are they not human beings?“ The bench said prices have substantially gone up and asked the petitioner whether inflation can be controlled.

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