DDCF also extends support to DCCI, CNCCI
DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 14: In support of the total shutdown of trade, called by the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) in the State’s commercial hub on September 16 ~ and the Confederation of Nagaland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CNCCI) in the State ~ the Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Wokha District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WDCCI) have announced one-day business closure at their respective areas on the same day.
‘shutter down’ to protest multiple taxations by Naga Political Groups and Government agencies.
It also pointed out that the CNCCI had earlier submitted a representation to the Chief Secretary with the demand to: immediately resolve multiple taxation by NPGs; remove all forms of tax/fees collected by civic bodies on items that comes under GST regime, which has subsumed all taxes under ‘One Nation One Tax’; immediately implement SARFAESI Act; and reserve nominee representation to Municipal, Town and AD-HOC Town Council from business and trade bodies.
It requested the business community to “be a part of this necessitating enactment from illegal and multiple taxations”. The shutdown will be imposed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the KCCI will assign officials and volunteers to monitor the implementation of the closure, it informed.
In a separate press release, the WDCCI maintained that there is complete unanimity among the public throughout the State over the issue of multiple taxations by NPGs.
“The Chamber also acknowledges that there is utter lack of co-ordination and sensitivity on the part of the Government agencies in addressing needs and concerns of the business community. Therefore, the Chamber appeals to all the business community in Wokha District to close their establishments on 16/9/2021 and stand with the rest of the State for fight against rampant multiple and illegal taxation by various groups and Government agencies”, it stated.
Also, it requested the public to co-operate and ensure peaceful closure of all shops within Wokha District on the said date.
Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum (DDCF) has endorsed the band (total shutdown of all shops and business establishments) in Dimapur on September 16, called by the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) against the rampant multiple and illegal taxation by various groups, as well as Government agencies, which is affecting the whole business community and thereby affecting the consumers (citizens) as a whole.
DDCF urged all its tribal and non-tribal affiliated communities to fully support the total shutdown of all shops and business establishments called by the DCCI.
The Forum stood in solidarity with the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce & Industry DCCI and Confederation of Nagaland Chamber of Commerce &Industry (CNCCI) who has also announced State-wide closure of all shops and business establishments on September 16 and extended its support for the genuine “issue of illegal and multiple- taxation,” which is affecting every citizens of the state.
(Page News Service)
Petrol & Diesel retail outlets to remain close on Sept 16
DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 14: Petrol and diesel retail outlets at Dimapur will remain closed on September 16, in support of the DCCI and CNCCI call for State-wide business shutdown.
This was informed through a press release issued by the Petroleum Dealers Association Dimapur (PDAD) on Tuesday.
“It may also be noted that due to higher taxation, oil prices in our State are higher comparing to our neighbouring States which adversely affect our business”, it stated, and requested all to bear with the inconvenience. (Page News Service)