Reddy accused the government of resorting to a gimmick and pointed out that 8 out of 27 items in which the relief has been given exist only in Gujarat.
"This is a gimmick with an eye on elections in Gujarat. Reducing excise duty by Rs 2 on petrol and diesel is also an election tactic. Concession to exporters is a help to rich donors of the ruling party," he said in a statement.
Reddy also wanted the government to hold a thorough review of all GST slabs with proper discussions with representatives from political parties, people and small businessmen.
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