Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention for immediate release of the state’s GST arrears and resolution of other pending issues to combat Covid-19 crisis.
A similar letter was sent to Union Home Minister Amit Shah. “The release of our GST arrears is of paramount importance as we are facing serious financial constraints,” he wrote in the letter, drawing the Centre’s urgent attention to the pending issues and seeking necessary follow-up action from the Prime Minister Modi and the Home Minister.
The Covid crisis presents a challenge of great magnitude, which has ramifications across all strata of people and all sectors of the economy. The poor will be the worst affected,” he said.