CPI-M leader Mohammed Salim on Wednesday sought to know the steps the government has taken to address regional imbalances through the Goods and Services (GST) bill.
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader also sought to know from the government “if the underdeveloped regions are a part of the ‘New India’ that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been advocating”.
“Already, agriculture in our country is suffering. Our polices have been industry-centric, corporate-centric but never agriculture-centric,” said Salim during a discussion on the GST bill in the Lok Sabha.
“We want to know whether our underdeveloped regions are a part of the ‘New India’ that our Prime Minister has been talking about.