GST aimed to break backbone of India, benefit selected businessmen: Rahul Gandhi
Sabarkantha : Targeting Modi government at a rally in Gujarat, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi claimed that Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been imposed with an aim to break backbone of India, benefit some industrialists.
"The aim of GST is to break the backbone of India and strengthen the backbones of selected few five or six industrialists."
The GST was imposed by Centre as an indirect tax on July 1. It replaced multiple cascading taxes levied by the central and state governments.
With Gujarat Elections coming in the state, Rahul Gandhi is holding rallies at several places to attract voters for his party.
Last time, Congress had managed to win an election in Gujarat was way back in 1994. The government was led by Chhabildas Mehta from February 17, 1994 to March 13, 1995.