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GST: Centre not releasing Punjab's share of Rs 3500 cr: Jakhar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

chief Sunil Jakhar alleged today that the Union was not releasing Rs 3500 crore share due to the state from the Goods and Services (GST).

"The Union is not releasing Rs 3500 crore share of from GST, which has been adversely impacting the social welfare schemes of the state government," Jakhar said in a statement.

The Gurdaspur MP alleged that the was delaying the release of share to non-ruled states.

"Instead of building their own image among the people of the country through their works, the at the Centre wants to pressurise its opponents at any cost," Jakhar alleged.

He said that system was implemented by the Modi government in such a manner "that it has crippled the industry and the trade".

Jakhar alleged that the Centre had proved completely unsuccessful on the economic front.

To hide its weaknesses, the Centre is now creating hindrances for the non-ruled state governments, he claimed.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 16:15 IST