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JK Assembly adjourned indefinitely

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The Assembly was today adjourned indefinitely without taking up the bill for discussion.

"During the meeting of the business advisory committee, it was unanimously decided that the proceedings of the Assembly be adjourned indefinitely and the bill be taken up only after the all-party panel (on GST) submits its report," Speaker Kavinder Gupta said.

A special session of the state legislature was summoned for discussing and passing the draft bill prepared by the that would bring under the ambit of Goods and Services (GST)

The state had earlier this week convened an all-party meeting to bring about a consensus on bill before taking it to the Assembly.

However, main opposition said it will oppose tooth and nail the bill in its present form.

The traders community of the state has also opposed extending the GST regime to

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 15:07 IST