A couple of days following an appeal by the Supreme Court stayed his conviction in a criminal case of defamation in the Lok Sabha Secretariat,
The Lok Sabha Secretariat Monday cleared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's return to the Parliament.
As his position as Wayanad MP restored informally Here's what's changed for Rahul.
What are the benefits that will be restored to Rahul?
Being an MP Rahul can earn a salary of one lakh per month throughout the term of his office. If the Parliament is in session MPs can receive an additional amount of Rs 2,000 every day.
MPs also have the right to a travel allowance that includes free transit on railways. Other benefits include medical services for family members and MP of members, housing phone as well as electricity, water and.
The Salaries and Allowances of the Members of Parliament Act 1954 outlines the scope of benefits to which MPs are entitled to.
In accordance with the Housing and Telephone Facilities (Members of Parliament) Rules, 1956: "Each Member shall be entitled without payment of a licence fee to housing accommodation in the form of a flat throughout his term of office:
Provided that where a member is allotted housing accommodation in the form of bungalow at his request, he shall pay full normal licence fee if he is entitled to such accommodation."
Prior to his exclusion, Rahul was designated an official residence at 12 Tughlak Lane in Delhi.