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Cong to gherao Parliament on July 18 in protest against GST

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The will gherao the House on July 18 to protest against the Goods and Services Tax, claiming that the implementation of the regime in its present form will affect traders as well as the common people.

Pradesh Committee (DPCC) president Maken made the announcement at a party meeting here today.

Maken said that several lakh people demonstrated against the in Surat in Gujarat.

vice president had opposed the in its present form, he said.

"The DPCC chief today convened a meeting in which it was announced that a gherao of House would be held to protest against the in its present form on July 18," the DPCC said in a statement.

Maken said Delhi's traders were "fed up with the GST".

"Adverse impact of GST was not only affecting the traders, but also the common people," he said.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 22:28 IST