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Delhi may be 1st state to ratify GST Bill

The assembly session has been called from August 22

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Delhi may be 1st state to ratify GST Bill

Delhi is likely to be the first state in the country to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Amendment Bill, with Home Minister Satyendra Jain on Tuesday saying the Delhi Government will convene an assembly session from August 22 to Bill passed by

The 122nd Constitutional Amendment Bill requires to be ratified by half of the states to become a law.

Speaking to the media, Jain said the (AAP) government is positively considering the Bill as it will increase the state's earning.

Well informed sources with Delhi government told ANI that if centre sends the Bill on time, the Delhi Assembly will consider ratifying it at the earliest in the session called from August 22 to 26.

First Published: Tue, August 09 2016. 12:27 IST