Kishtwar witnesses partial shutdown over GST row

A partial shutdown was witnessed across the district Kishtwar as most of the business establishments were open, transport both private and public were plying normally .
Kishtwar witnesses partial shutdown over GST row
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A partial shutdown was witnessed across the district Kishtwar as most of the business establishments were open, transport both private and public were plying normally .The call was given by given by members of Traders Union Association Kishtwar over GST row.

Talking to Greater Kashmir, a local businessmen said "Our daily needs are dependent on the business, we are also against the GST but the shutdown call was not clear, the transport is running smoothly, how could we close our shop", he said

"We are not against Goods and services Tax (GST) but we want state based GST should be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir and the Tax amount should be used in state only and not go to centre", said general secretary of Traders Association Kishtwar.

Meanwhile, Security arrangements were made by Kishtwar Police and administration to deal with any untoward incident during the shutdown call.

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