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GST: 22 states abolish border check posts within 3 days of rollout

With the abolition of check posts, the long queues often witnessed at state borders will not be seen

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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As many as 22 states, including Delhi, West Bengal and Maharashtra, have abolished within three days of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Eight states, including Assam, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and some north-eastern states, are also in the process of abolishing check posts, a statement said.


State border scrutinise material and location-based tax compliance, resulting in delays in delivery of goods and cause environmental pollution as trucks queue up for clearance.

One of the key objectives of the GST, which came into effect from July 1, was to make India a single market where goods and services can flow seamlessly.

The other important which have abolished the check post include Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

With the abolition of check posts, the long queues often witnessed at state borders will not be seen.

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