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Lok Sabha clears Finance Bill; FM says tax proposals aimed at helping poor

Goyal also took a swipe at the Congress, saying unlike the previous UPA dispensation, the Modi government in its interim Budget did not reduce levies on SUVs, which are used by the rich

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Lok Sabha | Interim Budget 2019 | Finance Bill

Arup Roychoudhury & PTI  |  New Delhi 

The Finance Bill 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said the tax-related proposals and changes were aimed at helping the poor and middle class citizens.

Goyal, while moving the Bill for consideration and passage in the Lower House, also took a swipe at the Congress, saying unlike the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) dispensation, the Modi government in its interim Budget did not reduce levies on SUVs, which are used by the rich. The Finance Bill 2019 will now go up for discussion in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, which will be the last day of ...

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 00:55 IST