MP Assembly likely to ratify GST Bill today

| Updated: Aug 24, 2016 13:51 IST

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Aug. 24 (ANI): A special one-day sitting of Madhya Pradesh assembly will be held on Wednesday to ratify the Constitutional Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST). This sitting will be a part of the Monsoon Session of the state assembly. Madhya Pradesh will be seventh state to ratify the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill. Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have already ratified the Bill. The speaker of the state assembly, Sitasharan Sharma, made it clear that the special one-day sitting only has a single point agenda of discussing the GST. However, Congress legislators' have demanded a discussion on flood situation in the state as also on the alleged irregularities that took place during the recently held Ujjain Simhastha. (ANI)