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BJP has hurt commoners, Krishna devotees by imposing GST on milk products: RJP

New Delhi: Rashtriya Jana Parishad (RJP) Chancellor (National Convener) MA Mujeeb on Thursday took a dig at the BJP government for bringing milk products under Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying it has “hurt” the common man in general and the Krishna devotees by imposing the tax on milk, curd etc.

Mujeeb’s comment comes in the wake of the central government imposing 5 per cent GST on packed curd, lassi, paneer and buttermilk from July 18. Apart from this, GST has also been implemented on packed and labelled rice, flour and wheat even on burial related items RSP Chancellor alleged.

In a press release Mujeeb said, “Just a month before Janmashtami, the BJP government has hurt Krishna devotees by imposing GST on milk, curd, buttermilk, pained by which every gullible Krishna devotee is now asking if GST will also be imposed on idioms and proverbs like ‘doodh ka jala, chhach ko bhi…, Doodh ka doodh…,Doodho nahao…., dahi jamn.., shame on the religious divide bent party.” the Chancellor of RJP said.