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Delhi: AAP members protest against BJP-led SDMC's new tax regime

The protest march started from the party headquarters and police stopped the protesters before they reached the BJP headquarters

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Several global firms missed the July 7 deadline of depositing tax, expecting that the Indian government might review the levy

The on Wednesday held a protest march against the new regime announced by the BJP-led South Municipal Corporation.

Senior party leader and PAC member Durgesh Pathak was among the members who participated in the protest.

The protest march started from the party headquarters and police stopped the protesters before they reached the BJP headquarters.

They were detained and taken to Rajinder Nagar police station. "All of them were released later," said a senior police officer.

"Volunteers, Aam Aadmi Party leaders and councillors will continue opposing this decision at every level. The will fight against this decision inside the SDMC house and also on the streets. The AAP has promised the people of that it will force the Bharatiya Janata Party to withdraw this decision," said Pathak.

The BJP-led South Municipal Corporation on Monday approved levying of professional on salaried individuals and others, amid furore from opposition AAP which protested the move in the SDMC House.

The House also approved the hike in property transfer and postponed the decision on electricity tax hike.

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First Published: Wed, July 29 2020. 19:38 IST
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