After the success of the India Trade Bandh organized by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on 26 February, CAT has now announced the continuation of its movement to all the states of the country from March 5 to April 5 on the issues of GST and e-commerce. .
- Last Updated:February 28, 2021 at 3:19 PM IS
What has CAIT said?
CAT National President BC Bhartia and National General Secretary Shri Praveen Khandelwal said that a video conference held today in which more than 275 prominent leaders from all the states and union territories of the country participated and decided unanimously because on these two issues where A direct question will be done to the central government, while not all the state governments of the country can escape their responsibilities. CAT alleged that the state governments have left no stone unturned to distort the very simple laws and rules of GST due to their interests and their dogma, hence now a comprehensive and aggressive campaign to surround all the states of the country on these issues Will go.
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In this context, CAT has urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that since she is the President of GST Council, she should also start talks with CAT immediately about the distorted nature of GST. On the other hand, while praising the efforts of Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on the issue of e-commerce, CAT has urged them that on a large scale, foreign e-commerce companies are still grossly violating the rules and laws of the government. In order to rein in the FDI policy, a new press note should be issued, removing the shortcomings in the press note 2 and the e-commerce policy should also be finalized and issued.
Elections are going on in 5 states in the next few months and as a vote bank in all the states, the trading classes can lead to the victory of any party on the strength of their numbers, hence the decision of CAT is political for all parties. Can be harmful! In such a time, the slogan of the traders can prove to be costly for anyone.
Will celebrate agitation month
Bhartia and Khandelwal said that in the next phase of CAT’s national movement on GST and e-commerce, from March 5 to April 5, business organizations across the country will celebrate as “agitation mass” under which more than 40 thousand merchant organizations of the country will GST And on the issue of e-commerce, the memorandum will be given to the collectors of all the districts in the name of Governor, Chief Minister, Finance Minister, Principal Secretary (Finance), GST Commissioner and Chief Minister. Along with this, he will also give his memorandum to the president of all national parties and state level parties.