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Kerala FM fires salvo at Centre over fuel surcharge, says GoM meet Nov 27

Will raise state woes on 15th finance commission at GST Council

Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal

Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal

Shine Jacob Chennai
Training guns on the Centre government again on fuel taxing, Kerala finance minister K N Balagopal has said that the Narendra Modi government's act of taking surcharges on fuel is unconstitutional and is hampering federal ties.

Balagopal also told Business Standard that a Group of Ministers (GoM) is scheduled to meet on November 27 to discuss key issues like rationalisation of rates and also changes to the slab structure of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

The committee, which is yet to take up the merger plans for the 12 per cent and 18 per cent slabs, is likely to take

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First Published: Nov 23 2021 | 7:06 PM IST

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