GST rollout in pics: Govt pats itself in the face of angry traders

Traders on Friday observed a bandh to protest the flawed rollout of the GST. The government, on the other hand, celebrated the same in a midnight ceremony at Parliament House



PTI Photo by Shirish Shete
PTI Photo by Shirish Shete
user

NH Web Desk

NH Photo by Vipin
NH Photo by Vipin
Many traders across the country, including those in Delhi’s Kashmiri Gate (above), observed a bandh in protest against the GST rollout
NH Photo by Vipin
NH Photo by Vipin
Kashmiri Gate’s traders raising slogans outside their shuttered shops as Centre prepared to roll-out the GST at midnight


PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Laborers sitting idle on hand carts at Khari Baoli street during a shutdown by spice wholesalers as part of protest against the GST, in New Delhi
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Shopkeepers and traders take out a rally during a bandh called by Chamber of Commerce & Industries, in protest against GST, in Bhopal on Friday


PTI Photo by Shirish Shete
PTI Photo by Shirish Shete
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi press buttons for the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at midnight, at the special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi on Saturday


PTI Photo by Kamal Singh
PTI Photo by Kamal Singh
President Pranab Mukherjee accompanied by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar and other dignitaries proceeds to Parliaments historic Central Hall for the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in New Delhi on Friday.

For all the latest India News, Follow India Section.

Published: 1 Jul 2017, 1:35 AM
next