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In pictures: Mumbai BJP activist welcoming GST with ‘Band Baja’


Photo by BL SONI

GST will come to action from 1st July so the Mumbai BJP activist are welcoming GST with ‘Band Baja’. BJP activist are dancing on the music and distributing sweets to people.

Were some political parties are celebrating and welcoming the goods and service tax there are political who are opposing it.The NDA government has planned a grand ceremony at the stroke of midnight on Friday to usher in the landmark taxation reform. But the Opposition led by the Congress has decided to spoil the GST party. Making it official on Thursday its boycott of the grand launch ceremony, the party leadership came down heavily on the BJP for first holding up the GST for 10 long years and now celebrating it in the Central Hall of Parliament. “The sanctity of the place cannot be allowed to be diluted,” a Congress statement said.

Photo by BL SONI

Even West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also announced her Trinamool Congress’s boycott in a Facebook post. Parties like the Left, Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party, Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party and Tamil Nadu’s DMK are also going to stay away.