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GST: Over 60% citizens against Centre’s decision to hike tax rate on apparel and footwear, shows survey

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Around 61 per cent Indians are against Centre’s decision to hike Goods and Services (GST) rate on apparel and footwear to 12 per cent from 5 per cent, showed a survey on Friday.

According to the LocalCircles survey, 29 per cent of citizens agreed with the GST rate hike, while 10 per cent did not have an opinion. The majority of 61 per cent of citizens said ‘No” or are against the government’s proposal.

The survey received 9,268 responses from citizens located in 311 districts of India. 67 per cent of the respondents were men while 33 per cent were women.

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