SDF Byapari Morcha welcomes Govt.’s resolution seeking IT exemption for all the left out category.
The resolution seeking exemption from payment of Income Tax under the Income Tax Act 1961 for left out categories of persons proposed by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, seconded by MLA Gangtok Mr. Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia, was moved in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly as Government Resolution No 2 of 2011 on 26th March 2011 have been whole heartedly welcomed by Sikkim Democratic Front, Byapari Morcha, as informed by a press release.
This historic resolution seeking exemption for left out categories of persons including all persons having agricultural land in rural areas, business community settled in Sikkim prior to 1961 and those in government service up to December 1969 and permanently settled in Sikkim is a hugely welcomed move by the popular SDF Government states the release.
In the words of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling as related by MLA Gangtok, Mr. Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia, ‘the people may doubt what you say but the people will believe what you do’ aptly sums up the recent development which has put to rest a subject that had vexed certain sections of the society.
General Secretary of the SDF Byapari Morcha Mr. Shanker Agarwal, said that this development has been welcomed by the people at large and that he has been inundated with calls from quite a number of people supporting this historic resolution made by the SDF party.
Courtesy: Sikkim Mail