LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
»
3-min read

GST On Khakhra Reduced From 12% to 5%. People Aren't Amused

The thin cracker snack - khakhra - popular in Gujarat, became the centre of the discussion with many panning Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's move, while others simply stuck to cracking jokes around it.

Anurag Verma | CNN-News18@kitAnurag

Updated:October 7, 2017, 3:24 PM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
GST On Khakhra Reduced From 12% to 5%. People Aren't Amused
Photo credits: Reuters
Loading...
Facing severe criticism over the implementation of Goods and Services Tax, the government on Friday announced a slew of measures to ease the concerns of traders, exporters and small business while slashing the rates on 27 items of common consumption, including roti, khakhra, namkeens, stationery, man-made yarn — with most of them brought to 5% category.

The tax rate on services, including government contracts involving large labour, job work services in relation to imitation jewellery, some food and food products has been reduced from 12 percent to 5 percent.




Capture11

Capture3

However, in the midst of all this, the thin cracker snack - khakhra, popular in Gujarat, became the centre of the discussion with many criticising Jaitely's move while others simply stuck to cracking jokes around it.






























































Catch the biggest newsmakers and the biggest newsbreaks on CNN-News18, the only news destination. Keep watching CNN-News18 at just 50 paise per month. Contact your cable/DTH operator now!

*Rental/capacity fee of Rs. 130/- as charged by cable/DTH operator may apply. **GST extra.
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results