Cong MP urges PM to remove GST on ‘langar’ at Golden Temple

Congress MP Pratap Singh Bajwa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding revocation of the GST on purchases made for “langar/prasad” at the Golden Temple, Durgiani Mandir and Ram Tirath temple in Punjab.

Congress MP Pratap Singh Bajwa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding revocation of the GST on purchases made for “langar/prasad” at the Golden Temple, Durgiani Mandir and Ram Tirath temple in Punjab.

His appeal came a day after the Punjab government decided to waive its share of the GST imposed on purchases made for “langar” (community kitchen) at the Golden Temple.
“The imposition of the GST on langar items at the Golden Temple is onerous and burdensome. The doors of the Golden Temple are open to members of all religious communities and lakhs of devotees are provided langar on a daily basis.

source:https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/cong-mp-urges-pm-to-remove-gst-on-langar-at-golden-temple-2534499.html

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