The Uttar Pradesh Assembly today unanimously passed the UP Goods and Service Tax Bill, 2017. The bill, which was yesterday tabled in the Vidhan Sabha, was today passed unanimously through a voice vote with the Opposition not pressing for sending it to the select committee.
Initiating the discussion on the bill, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath termed it as revolutionary move which is in the interest of both consumers and traders. “The GST Bill is the result of the Modi government’s move towards wider economic reforms,” he said, adding that it will bring uniformity in the tax structure.
Participating in the debate, Leader of the Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary suggested sending the bill to the select committee for wider scrutiny.
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