Jammu: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said the GST rejig reflects the "sensitivity" of the Modi government and it has no hesitation in accepting inputs as the new taxation system is meant for the benefit of common people.
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.
The Congress has been batting for capping all taxes under the GST regime at 18%, a demand rejected by the government. "If the BJP will not do this, Congress will do it", Gandhi said. "As Finance Minister Jaitley and the Modi government pay lip service and create havoc, the Congress is determined to fight this battle for turning GST from flawed to flawless", he said. "If the BJP will not do this, Congress will do it", Gandhi said.
The council pruned the list of items attracting the top 28 per cent tax rate to just 50 from 227 previously.
Figuring out the challenges being faced by textiles sector and agriculture sector, Surjewala said that "adjournment, deferment, rather than decision, appear to be the "way forward" for this government" and none of these challenges have been addressed by GST Council. If someone was dissatisfied, we being a sensitive government were forthcoming in making changes.
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.
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"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. "We gave Rs 35,000 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Agency (MNREGA), but Modi gave Rs 35,000 crore to Tata Nano project".
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.
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He also said the Council had been looking at the 28 percent tax slab and constantly rationalising items in it in lesser tax slabs. At present, while manufacturers pay GST at 2 per cent, the rate for restaurants is 5 per cent.
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