Rs 1,997 crore was spent towards salaries and perks of parliamentarians in the past four financial years, according to response to an RTI query. 29 lakh was spent on an average for a member of Lok Sabha, Rs 44. The MPs got more than Rs 1,554 crore as emoluments in the past four financial year commencing from 2014-15. Similarly, the members of got more than Rs 443 crore as emoluments in past four fiscals, it said. A breakup of the total amounts reveals that each Rajya Sabha received Rs 44,33,682 annually in the past four fiscals.
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