The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responded to a letter written by the Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Mamata had presented a list of 15 items that should be exempted from all sorts of GST, keeping in mind the ongoing Covid crisis in the country. She also demanded an explanation behind the vaccine allocation funds. To her letter, the financial minister replied in the form of some 15 tweets. She explained how already the center has taken care of these exemptions. She further explained why is it not possible for the center to remove all the tax exemptions. She quoted it to be counterproductive for buyers of the vaccines. Watch the video to know the detailed explanation!
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