Former minister and senior Congress leaders, Raman Bhalla today said that uncertainty over GST in the state has suddenly led to steep hike in prices of vegetables and fruits by 300 per cent.
As per a press note issued here, Bhalla was addressing deputations of people from different areas of Gandhi Nagar Constituency at Bhour Camp.
Expressing serious concern over non-implementation of GST in J&K, Bhalla said that that non-implementation of GST shall mean total collapse of trade and industry.
As the July 1 rollout date for implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has already gone, Jammu and Kashmir could face double taxation owing to its failure to pass the legislation, he said.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included Ex Sarpanch Amrit Bali, Bal Krishan, Panchyat Chairman, Avtar Singh Shanty, Panch Nanak Singh, Panch Charanjeet Singh, Ashok,Bhulla Choudhary, Jaswant Singh, Gurmeet Kour, Mohinder Singh Tara, Gharu Devi and Pawan Lamardhar.