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GST impasse: Rekindle trust between Centre and states, Mamata tells PM Modi

Asserts that Centre must borrow to meet GST shortfall at this critical hour of Covid-19 pandemic, says states will reciprocate

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Ishita Ayan Dutt  |  Kolkata 

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in the goods and services tax (GST) compensation impasse.

In a letter to Prime Minister Modi, Banerjee said the Centre must borrow to meet the GST shortfall at this critical hour of Covid-19 pandemic. “I am sure that the states will reciprocate in supporting a resolution that cess collection continues beyond the five years till the entire debt of the Centre is totally liquidated, along with the entire interest payment cost,” she said. Banerjee also pointed that ...

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First Published: Wed, September 02 2020. 16:42 IST

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