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High Court strikes down the State Govt order to reduce MNREGA wage to Rs 138
Jan Jagaran Shakti Sangathan had filed a PIL opposing the reduction of MNREGA wage
The Patna High Court today offered cheers to millions of workers in the state by restoring the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) wages to Rs 144 per day. The state government had reduced the wage from Rs 144 to Rs 138 per day starting April 1st 2013 affecting 20 lakh households who work in MNREGA annually.