Textile traders of Aligarh protest against GST hike from 5 % to 12%

The textile traders of Aligarh protested against the central government following the decision to increase the GST on textile fabrics from 5 % to 12%. The Aligarh Cloth Merchant Association set the hike in GST rates would adversely impact the textile industries which is already reeling from the covid-19 blow.

Rajiv Agarwal, the President of ACMA said “ Cloth for humans. The hike in GST would affect the manufacturing and sale of textile goods. COVID 19 induced pandemic has adversely impacted the sale of textiles in India and affected our income.”