India will set an example for the world with GST: PM Modi

The prime minister also pitched for making India self-reliant in defence and security sector. "Can we think about making strides in indigenous defence manufacturing," PM Modi asked. 

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2017 7:52 pm
PM Modi, gst, Narendra Modi, Modi in Lucknow, Modi-Yogi Adityanath “I am grateful to all those who gave consensus for GST. After successful implementation of GST, India will set an example for the world,” PM Modi was quoted as saying by ANI.

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) set for a July 1 rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reiterated that India will set a precedent for the world after the successful implementation of the new tax regime. Addressing a gathering at APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow, the Prime Minister also expressed his gratitude for all those who backed the GST. “I am grateful to all those who gave consensus for GST. After successful implementation of GST, India will set an example for the world,” PM Modi was quoted as saying by ANI.

Commenting on India’s rapid advancement in the field of space exploration, Modi said the world realised the potential of the country after the ISRO  launched a record 104 satellites in a single mission. “The world took notice when India launched 104 satellites. We have such potential and have to take it forward,” he said.

The prime minister also pitched for making India self-reliant in defence and security sector. “Can we think about making strides in indigenous defence manufacturing,” PM Modi asked.

Modi has arrived in Lucknow on a two-day visit. Earlier in the day, he had inaugurated newly developed campus of Central Drug Research Institute. On Wednesday, Modi will also participate in the International Yoga Day function at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground with over 60,000 participants.

With inputs from ANI

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    ams
    Jun 21, 2017 at 5:52 am
    indigenous defense manufacturing?????? Remember Make in India was a MEGA-FLOP!!!!!!
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      Gallupalli
      Jun 21, 2017 at 3:31 am
      GST is a portion of a g r an d brahmin conspiracy. Other portions are Aadhar card, demonetization, appointment of brahmin dogs for all top police, ED, CBI. IB positions, getting close withId I o t Israelites. Brahmins are dooming India. Realize and act now else become slaves to those BSTRDS.
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        rajan
        Jun 21, 2017 at 3:07 am
        ISRO may be achieving new milestones but there is hardly anything unique in rollout of GST. For Modi, every step he takes as 'Pradhan Sevak' is setting example for the world. Previously, he was noted for Gujarat 2002 the world over and declared an international Pariah. Was banned from entering many countries. Now, he is jet-setting and globetrotting to compensate for the time lost in his ostracisation by the international community. Isn't he setting example for the world leaders to enjoy foreign jaunts at the expense of exchequer? A man whose hallmark is parochialism, communalism and fascism heads the largest democracy of the world. Isn't he being exemplary for other leaders of democratic countries. He tries to muzzle the press, play with Independence of judiciary and create obstacles in working of non-BJP State Governments. What a wonderful world leader to be emulated. Wow! Truly a world statesman. Isn't he?
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          Paddy Singh
          Jun 21, 2017 at 3:07 am
          What utter rubbish. We have not been an example to the world and now GST is going to do that? what utter tripe and only illiterates can be fooled. Probably for their consumption because each country has their own tax laws and rules.
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            sacchadesi
            Jun 21, 2017 at 2:44 am
            Demonetisation went into ivy school courses as how NOT to do things. World waiting for another large scale lesson on how NOT to do things....for free at India's cost.
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              Mahesh Joshi
              Jun 21, 2017 at 12:38 am
              all the modi haters will now make some silly comment. just remember that you guys are in minority.
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                rajan
                Jun 21, 2017 at 3:12 am
                Wow! How prophetic your words are. Truly you are a reincarnation of Nostradamus.
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                ams
                Jun 21, 2017 at 12:11 am
                JUMLA man bragging as usual.. arre bhai GST is already present in many countries.. and it is not as complicated as India. Sanitary napkins are luxury items??????? LOL.
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                  Mahesh Joshi
                  Jun 21, 2017 at 12:37 am
                  blah blah
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                    Kranti
                    Jun 21, 2017 at 3:57 am
                    True ! UK introduced VAT ( GST ) in early seventies, Australia introduce GST in eightees, HK,NZ etc introduce GST many years ago. FEKUCHAND is talking nonsense.
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                    Muneer Ahmad
                    Jun 21, 2017 at 12:07 am
                    Just bragging without showing the result. The US, the EU are stupid enough for not considering GST until now. Have been waiting for the feku to show them the way.
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