Rahul Gandhi raised a question to the Centre over GST 

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 Rahul Gandhi raised a question to the Centre over GST 

A meeting was held on Saturday by the GST Council where it was decided by the Union government to impose a 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on packaged food may increase the price of rice by a minimum of Rs 3 to Rs 5 per kg from Monday.
Where it is seen that the congress leader,
MP Rahul Gandhi has criticized the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre as the new rates of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on several household items, including curd and paneer come into force from Monday.
Rahul Gandhi says- “HIGH taxes, NO jobs. BJP’s masterclass on how to destroy what was once one of the world’s fastest-growing economies,” in a tweet.

Also, he Shares a chart on Twitter the list of all items that are due to be costlier because of the hike in rates,
This had come after the GST council headed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman decided to bring packed foods like milk, curd, and paneer, unpacked ones like rice and wheat when packed, and bank fees for issuing cheques under the five percent slab and hotels charging Rs 1,000 or less per day for a stay under 12 percent bracket.
Calling it “breathtakingly irresponsible”, the movie has also been slammed by senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. “This GST rate hike is breathtakingly irresponsible at a time of mounting economic difficulties for most Indians. The Aam Aadmi will bear the brunt of the burden even as inflation eats into his earnings. Does this government believe it can get away with anything?” he asked.

National Desk, Ne India News

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