Hoshiarpur: RTI activist, Advocate Aastha Bagga in an RTI report received an information that the members and former members of the Legislative Assembly of Punjab have received Rs. 75 Lakh as Medical Reimbursement Facility to meet their health expenses in the financial year 2013-14. She said that 22 present MLAs have received an amount of Rs. 11 Lakh.
Advocate Aastha Bagga comparing the Medical Reimbursement Facility provided to the present and former MLAs with the contractual employees of Punjab Government who did not have medical reimbursement facility. She said that if the public representatives have been getting these facility then the contractual employes of Punjab Government must also get the facility.
Advocate Aastha Bagga has written a letter to the Chief Minister of Punjab seeking medical reimbursement facility for the contractual employees who have worked for 5 years for Punjab Government.