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Centre blaming states over coal issue, but silent on GST payment: Pawar

NCP Chief hit out at the Centre for blaming the states for delaying the payment of coal, adding that the Centre is yet to give the GST amount to the state but nobody is saying anything on the issue

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Sharad Pawar, NCP chief
Sharad Pawar

NCP Chief on Saturday hit out at the Centre for blaming the states for delaying the payment of coal, adding that the Centre is yet to give the amount to the state but nobody is saying anything on the issue.

Addressing a press conference here Pawar said," When Maharashtra government delayed the payment of coal worth Rs 3,000 Cr by 10-12 days only, Centre has started making allegations. On the other hand, the State government is yet to receive the amount of Rs 35,000 Cr but nobody is saying anything on the issue."

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday assured that there will not be a shortage of coal or an incidence of power cuts in the state during the festival season.

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First Published: Sat, October 16 2021. 20:34 IST
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