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LS passes GST bill: Politicians, bureaucrats hail Jaitley’s move | Reaction

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Said It Was A Significant Step Forward In The Direction Of Tax Reform. He Said The Nation Is Going To Transform Into A New System Of Indirect Taxation.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 29 Mar 2017, 11:15:43 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Source-ANI)

New Delhi:

The passage of Goods and Service Tax (GST) bill was hailed by politicians and bureaucrats after the Lok Sabha paved way for its implementation.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it was a significant step forward in the direction of tax reform. He said the nation is going to transform into a new system of indirect taxation.

“With Lok Sabha having approved all four laws that Centre is supposed to legislate through Parliament, I think significant step forward has been taken,” he said.

Union Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Wednesday said that the business people will have all clarity about the new law and rules before three months of its implementation.

Union Home minister Rajnath Singh also hailed the passage of GST Bill, saying that it would improve the GDP of the country.

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public distribution Ram Vilas Paswan also congratulated PM Modi and Arun Jaitley for the passing of GST bill. 

BJP president Amit Shah welcomed the passage of GST Bill, saying that PM Modi's pledge of One Nation-One Tax will robust the economy.  

Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Z Irani also lauded Prime Minister Narendra modi and Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley   for te passage of GST Bill in Lok Sabha. 

Union secretary Economic Affairs Shaktikanta Das dubbed the passage of GST bill as historic in Lok Sabha. 

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First Published : 29 Mar 2017, 10:28:00 PM

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