Assam Assembly ratifies GST Bill

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Today Assam became the first state in India has ratified 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill related to Goods and Services Tax (GST).

In this monsoon session both Lok sabha and Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the GST Bill.

“A historic resolution was passed in Assam Assembly as Assam became the 1st State to ratify the Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to GST”, tweeted chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal after it was unanimously passed by the State Assembly.

“I am sure Assam will benefit from the GST through higher economic growth & better revenue collection”, he also added.