Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 28
Opposition states are coordinating strikes to strategy the Supreme Court beneath Article 131 to keep away from the chaos that may very well be created by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s supply to individually enable them to borrow the shortfall in GST dues from the RBI, stated sources right here.
The sources stated not less than 9 states had been in consensus however some amongst them felt they need to first exhaust the political possibility of approaching the President and the Prime Minister.
Although Sitharaman had performed 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 stated some states felt the difficulty ought to be greatest contested within the political area whereas the query of borrowing may very well be explored legally.
Delhi can’t come on board as it’s not allowed to borrow from different sources.