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BJP, Congress Reach Consensus Over GST Bill, Says Anand Sharma
After endless rounds of negotiations, Bhartiya Janta Party and Congress reached a consensus on the Goods and Service Tax (GST) bill. (Image: ANI/Twitter)

After endless rounds of negotiations, Bhartiya Janta Party and Congress reached a consensus on the Goods and Service Tax (GST) bill.

“Negotiations with the Govt helped bring clarity, understanding and a near consensus on issues,” Congress leader Anand Sharma said in a statement today.

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Terming Congress as the ‘original authors’ of the bill, Sharma said, “We are the original authors, if the nation gets GST, Congress would have made a notable contribution.”

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“During negotiations with the government, it is clear what we were saying had merit and justification,” he added.