Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 28
Opposition states are coordinating strikes to strategy the Supreme Court underneath Article 131 to keep away from the chaos that might be created by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s supply to individually permit them to borrow the shortfall in GST dues from the RBI, mentioned sources right here.
The sources mentioned no less than 9 states have been in consensus however some amongst them felt they need to first exhaust the political choice of approaching the President and the Prime Minister.
Although Sitharaman had accomplished her sums whereas saying that out of the shortfall of Rs 2,35,000 crore, solely Rs 97,000 crore was because of the states and the remainder was misplaced as a consequence of “hand of God”, the sources mentioned some states felt the difficulty ought to be greatest contested within the political area whereas the query of borrowing might be explored legally.
Delhi can not come on board as it isn’t allowed to borrow from different sources.