K.S. Alagiri backs Tamil Nadu Finance Minister’s views on GST Council voting model
Calling ‘One State-One Vote’ unfair, the TNCC president mentioned treating the upper income and decrease income States on par was a giant injustice.
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president K.S. Alagiri on Sunday supported Tamil Nadu Finance Minister’s view that the “One State-One Vote” model of the GST Council was unfair.
In an announcement, he mentioned treating the upper income and decrease income States on par was a giant injustice. Mr. Alagiri additionally alleged that the Centre was taking a biased stance and politicising the views expressed by the non-BJP dominated States, which brought on concern.
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He alleged that underneath Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rule, the rights of the States have been taken away, regardless of his promise of cooperative federalism. Mr. Alagiri mentioned within the current GST Council assembly, the Centre ignored the State’s demand for extension of GST compensation interval, which was ending in 2022, by one other 5 years and 0 score for COVID-19 vaccines and medicines and in addition settling the dues to the States.
He strongly condemned the Centre for its bias in settling the dues and mentioned such an angle would have an effect on the coverage of cooperative federalism.