Weavers protest against GST


Weavers protest against GST
  1. Weavers protest against GST
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    Weavers protest against GST Belagavi is known nationwide and even abroad for its unique Sarees weaved mostly on small power-looms in Vadgaon, Shahpur and neighboring areas. These Sarees have high demand but after the implementation of the GST, the weavers have not commenced work as they have to pay 5% GST. The weavers also demanded a wavier of their […] All About…
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Belagavi is known nationwide and even abroad for its unique Sarees weaved mostly on small power-looms in Vadgaon, Shahpur and neighboring areas. These Sarees have high demand but after the implementation of the GST, the weavers have not commenced work as they have to pay 5% GST. The weavers also demanded a wavier of their loans and conversion of the electric meters from Commercial to regular.

Today a protest rally began from Shahpur and ended at the DC office. Prior to GST, there was no tax levied in the textiles sector. They raised slogans against the imposition of tax saying it would be an extra burden on the weavers.

Belagavi newsThe weavers say that with the implementation of the GST the…

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