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GST Bill might be passed in April: FM

Arun Jaitley also expressed hope the bankruptcy and insolvency Bill would be passed in the second half of the Budget session

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said he was hopeful that the much-delayed Constitution amendment Bill on goods and services tax (GST) would be passed in the second half of Parliament's Budget session, in April. He also expressed hope for the bankruptcy and insolvency Bill. In the first half of the Budget session, the key Aadhaar and Real Estate Regulation Bills were passed. Jaitley said the GST and bankruptcy Bills would give a major push to India's reform process, in an otherwise weak global economic weather. ALSO READ: Lagarde lauds India's fiscal ...