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Congress demands overhaul of GST architecture

Congress finance ministers described the decisions taken in the GST Council meeting on Friday as 'too little, too late'

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi. Photo: PTI
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi. Photo: PTI

The Congress party on Friday demanded an overhaul of the goods and services tax (GST) architecture, terming the existing system as “flawed”.  Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said it was time the Narendra Modi government shed its “arrogance” and acknowledged its “incompetence”. A little after the GST Council meeting ended, he tweeted that the Congress “will not allow BJP to impose a ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ on India”. In Guwahati, Congress finance ministers described the decisions taken in the GST Council meeting ...