Kashmir Assembly passes GST law, adjourned sine die

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Friday passed the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) law amid opposition boycott.
Soon after passing the GST, the state assembly was adjourned sine die.
Earlier president Pranab Mukherjee gave nod to an order pertaining to implementation of the Goods and Services Tax regime in Jammu and Kashmir, clearing decks for the state assembly for enacting a State GST law.
The PDP-BJP government had passed a resolution on Wednesday in the assembly after which the state cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti cleared a draft order for concurrence of the President.
The presidential order, which was concurred by state Governor N N Vohra, relates to the application of certain provisions of the Constitution of India through an order of the President issued under Article 370 that gives special status to the state.

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