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PAC (NCD) to meet dist admn on multiple taxation issue


Dimapur, August 19: The Public Action Committee (PAC) under the aegis of Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) comprising 19 Tribal Hohos under Dimapur , NWHD, DUCCF, G.B Union Dimapur, DCCI & NCD met on August 18 at Tourist lodge in pursuance to the resolution adopted in the last meeting held on July 26 last to conduct Consultative meeting with respective Tribe / Organization on multiple taxation, syndicate & lease system. The Reports of the Tribes /Organizations were tabled in the house for deliberation.
First-hand information on various collections in the form of Taxes, fees etc was also tabled by the Fact Finding Committee for deliberation by the House.
All The Tribes / Organizations shared one common view that every citizen has been adversely affected by the system of rampant collections of multiple taxes by National workers in the form of Syndicates & Lease Systems along with taxes by different Agencies & Registered Unions etc. As first course of action, the PAC decided to meet the District Administration and concerned Groups for curbing/ eliminating such Syndicate/ Lease system & multiple taxations.
Further, all the Tribal Hohos/Organizations expressed their solidarity for “One Government, One Tax” and the desire for an early settlement of the Naga Political struggle.
The House also endorsed its fullest support & co-operation to PAC team working under the banner of NCD.
(Page News Service)