Maharashtra legislature to ratify GST Bill today

| Updated: Aug 29, 2016 15:09 IST

Mumbai [India], Aug. 29 (ANI): The Maharashtra legislature will have special one-day session today to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill passed by the Parliament. In the 288-member Maharashtra assembly, the BJP and Shiv Sena alliance has a majority of 185. With the opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in favour of GST, the state legislature is set to ratify the bill unanimously. Congress and NCP held a meeting in Mumbai yesterday to apprise its MLAs and MLCs of the provisions of the GST. According to reports, the parties have demanded a discussion on the provisions of GST in the house today. (ANI)