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Subsidies in Parliament canteens set to go

Updated : December 05, 2019 09:53 PM IST

Subsidies in Parliament canteens are set to go, with leaders cutting across party lines on Thursday agreeing to such a suggestion from Speaker Om Birla and asserting that it is not appropriate to provide such hefty concessions.

The waiver of subsidies will result in saving around Rs 17 crore annually. Also, many food items will cost almost double than the current prices once the decision comes into effect.
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