GST a monumental reform, hit growth only for 2 qtrs: Arun Jaitley
The GST implementation was a "monumental reform" which had disruptionist impact on growth only for two quarters, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Sunday, hitting out at "critics and cynics" who blame it for hurting the GDP expansion.
The remarks come a day after former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan blamed the indirect taxation reform for derailing the India's growth story. Arun Jaitley did not name Rajan. Image source: PTI