Abolish Toll Tax at Lakhanpur: JCCI

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 10: The Jammu Chamber of  Commerce and Industries (JCCI) and various trade organizations of  Jammu province have strongly demanded that Toll Tax at Lakhanpur be abolished without any more delay.
An emergency meeting was convened at Chamber House on the request  of  president Chamber of Commerce & Industries  Rakesh Gupta,  wherein  presidents/ secretaries of more than hundred major organisation under the umbrella of  Chamber were invited keeping in view the continuation of  Toll  Tax at Lakhanpur even after the implementation of GST which has  become a major source of resentment among the traders.
All the heads of  these associations spoke on the occasion and the House was of unanimous view that Toll Tax at Lakhanpur should be abolished and as far as the safeguarding of  few products being manufactured by the industries in the State. The  House suggested that Government should find some other alternative  to offer incentives to the industries in lieu of charging Toll on goods to the traders.
Later,   Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta also visited the Chamber House. On this  occasion he also announced more funds out of his CDF  for the ongoing development works at Chamber House. The Chamber president assured the House that the matter of  the Toll Tax at Lakhanpur should be taken up with the  State Government forcefully and soon  the Government shall arrive upon a reasonable decision.
Prominent among others present in the meeting included Rajesh Gupta,   Rajeev Gupta,  Gaurav  and Ashu Gupta.


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