The much awaited GST Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday,Like everyone else Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan also expressed their views on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.
Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan are likewise a little confused about what is GST bill. Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter and said that he has limited understanding of the “financial stuff” but he is still thrilled as the GST Bill would help India turn into world’s biggest single market.
Notwithstanding my limited knowledge of Financial stuff ,the #GSTBill is an awesome advancement for our country’s potential. Congrats to us
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 3, 2016
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan also tweeted about the bill saying, “T 2337 – #GSTBill .. debated for long, finally passed .. have no idea what it means ..!! Everyone excited ..” though Big B too looked pretty clueless about the bill but he too cheered about it.
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 3, 2016
In the historic landmark decision, the legislation was approved by the Rajya Sabha with 203 votes in favor and none against, in the 243 member House. The GST Bill was earlier passed in Lok Sabha. The exact date of the tax will be decided in the days to come.
Sachin Tendulkar also took time to cheer about this development –
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 3, 2016