Why no all-party meet on GST, asks Sitaram Yechury

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New Delhi | Published: July 28, 2016 5:40:34 PM

Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday reiterated that the BJP-led central government was shying away from convening an all-party meeting on the GST Bill.

He said that calling an all-party meeting on contentious bills has been a tradition which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government was deviating from. (Source: PTI)

Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday reiterated that the BJP-led central government was shying away from convening an all-party meeting on the GST Bill.

“Why is government not calling an all-party meeting on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill,” Yechury said during a press conference at the Parliament House here.

He said that calling an all-party meeting on contentious bills has been a tradition which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government was deviating from.

Yechury asked, “What are the real intention of this government vis-a-vis the GST Bill?”

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