Earlier in a tweet, Gandhi said India needs a "simple" Goods and Services Tax, not a "Gabbar Singh tax". Rahul Gandhi touched upon GST, demonetization and lack of funds to flagship employment programme MGNREGA.
In a move to shore up public spending and revive investor sentiment, the government had cut down tax rates on 200 items, ranging from chocolates to wristwatches, in the biggest Goods and Services Tax (GST) revamp yet. Our struggle for 18 percent cap will continue.
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Former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday took a dig at the government over the GST roll back in tax slabs, saying it took four months for commonsense to "germinate, flower and ripen into a fruit". "He has many things to thank BJP about", Singh said. In New Delhi, the Congress party demanded that petroleum products, real estate and electricity be brought under the tax's ambit.
The implementation of GST, soon after the demonetisation move hit the country's economy resulting in a lower GDP, created difficulties for small and medium traders, and increased prices for the general public on several items. Chidambaram said in a tweet. If someone was dissatisfied, we being a sensitive government were forthcoming in making changes.
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North Gujarat has 32 Assembly seats and this is the fourth region Gandhi visited in recent days.
Alpesh Thakore, leader of the Other Backward Castes (OBC), Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST), OSS Ekta Manch, who has been inducted in the grand old party's Gujarat unit, is accompanying Gandhi during his visit. "This means that the Modi government can continue to fill its coffers with Rs 2,67,000 crore annually by its back-breaking dose of taxation on petrol and diesel", Surjewala said.
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Students, staff, community members and veterans filled the Windom Area High School for the 32nd year of this tradition. This was the last Veteran's Day ceremony for the JROTC instructor Major Daniel Rancourt after 22 years at the school.
Before embarking on his campaign, Mr. Gandhi offered prayers at the renowned Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, which also hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi during its silver jubilee celebrations.