New Delhi. Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, during his address at the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers 63rd Annual Convention, has proposed to impose 10 percent additional GST tax on diesel vehicles. Now this proposal will be submitted to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. If Sitharaman gives her approval to this, diesel vehicles will become more expensive than before. Nitin Gadkari said in his address that today he will also talk to the Finance Minister in this regard. If Finance Minister Nitin Gadkari approves the proposal, it will prove to be a big blow to all those who drive diesel vehicles. Now this question may arise in your mind that why has Nitin Gadkari planned to take such a step? So let us tell you about it in detail in the further report.
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In fact, in order to curb the increasing pollution, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has proposed to impose 10 percent additional GST on diesel vehicles. If his proposal is approved, it will have a direct impact on those who are currently planning to buy diesel vehicles. The Union Minister said that this will be collected as additional tax. A draft has also been prepared in this context.
Let us tell you that Maruti Suzuki India and other companies including Suzuki have stopped the production of diesel vehicles long ago. Gadkari has termed diesel as a dangerous fuel. He said that if its prevalence is not controlled in time, it can prove fatal for our climate. He said that in the coming days, we will increase the price of diesel vehicles significantly to bring them out of use. Note, currently automobiles attract 28 percent tax. Apart from this, 22 percent tax is levied on all types of vehicles. However, after this step of the government, what will be the reaction of the customers in the coming days. Everyone’s eyes will be on this.