RAHUL SAYS CONG BACKS GST, BUT WITH CAP ON TAX
NEW DELHI: Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday his party strongly believed in a unified goods and services tax but with its rate capped, indicating a mood to bargain hard with the government over the key reform bill.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley said hours later that he was optimistic about the prospects of the bill. “I have spoken to every Congress leader on GST in the last session. I have spoken in detail to leaders in the Congress parliamentary party. I am optimistic about the bill. I think it will get passed,” Jaitley told NDTV.
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