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GST aid delay: Nirmala Sitharaman assures help sans timeline


Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal said, "We discussed that issue with the finance minister. Even the compensation for next period (October-November) will be due now.

The Centre has apparently not released the compensation amounts to states for the August-September period, which was due in October.

Finance ministers and other representatives of seven Opposition-ruled states met Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday over the delay in release of GST compensation, and told mediapersons later that they haven’t been informed as to why the delay occurred or given a time-frame within which the dues would be paid.

Sitharaman, however ...


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