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UP assembly passes GST Bill by voice vote

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The assembly passed the Goods and Service (GST) Bill with a voice vote on Tuesday after an address by Chief Minister

Lauding the Bill as revolutionary, said this was one of the biggest Bills for economic improvement in the country and added that the predecessor government in the state as well had approved the

"will ensure that evasions are checked, it will also provide big relief to the traders who are usually exploited for their commodities on borders of states," he said.

The Chief Minister said the GST regime would be in general beneficial to the people of the state and that it was in the best interests of all stakeholders.

Terming it as an important legislation, Yogi tried to allay fears of the trader community and said the held 13 meetings before it was passed by Parliament and concerns of everyone have been addressed.



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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 16:18 IST