Published: Sun, November 12, 2017
Global | By Shelia Dennis

Congress demands petroleum products, real estate be brought under GST

Congress demands petroleum products, real estate be brought under GST

India does not need five different taxes but one tax. Rahul Gandhi touched upon GST, demonetization and lack of funds to flagship employment programme MGNREGA. The GST Council's 23rd meet which took place on Friday, moved 177 daily use items from the 28 percent taxation slab to the 18 percent slab, coming as a relief for the public. Our struggle for 18 percent cap will continue. "He has many things to thank BJP about", Singh said.

Chennai: Terming today's BJP a party that does not follow and respect political ethics, former Union minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said the Congress needed youngsters with the "spirit of warrior" to join Rahul Gandhi in opposing the ruling party at the Centre. In New Delhi, the Congress party demanded that petroleum products, real estate and electricity be brought under the tax's ambit.

Reminding the public of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election promise of providing two crore jobs annually, Mr. Gandhi said jobs under the Modi administration "disappeared even before they were created".

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"The GST Council was formed, and all state Finance Ministers are a part of it".

Elangovan, who also spoke at the event, predicted that the country would go for snap polls within six months after which Rahul Gandhi would become the Prime Minister. If someone was dissatisfied, we being a sensitive government were forthcoming in making changes.

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"They saw it happening in Surat the other day when Rahul Gandhi chose to visit a textile market and was greeted by slogans of "Modi, Modi, Modi", he said.

"But people of India, particularly shopkeepers, traders, MSMEs, are distressed with the lopsided architecture, design and implementation mechanism of Modi ji's "Gabbar Singh Tax", he added.

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