GST council defers rate hike on textiles, traders celebrate in Surat

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Dec 31, 2021, 10:24PM ISTSource: TNN & Agencies

Traders and weavers from the textile industry in Surat celebrate after GST Council deferred hike on textiles from 5% to 12%. They distributed sweets and dance to dhol beats to celebrate the announcement. Yesterday, a day-long bandh was organised against GST rate hike on textiles, and traders from the textile industry protested the govt decision by showing black flags.