Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and requested them to revise GST rates on 4 items.
In his letter, KCR has requested to revise GST on Beedis and Granite industry. He stated People will lose employment by imposing the tax on Beedis industry. While More than 2k Granite unit are in Telangana which provide employment to 7 lakh people. imposing 12/28 percent tax will hit the employment of lakhs of people who are dependent on these sectors.
CM requested GoI to bring down GST rates on finished Granite/ Marble blocks, Beedis, Mission Kakatiya, Mission Bhagiratha works. Such imposition of high GST rates threatens livelihoods of lakhs of laborers and adversely impacts the State’s economy, said CM KCR