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SRI NAGAR: Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Monday mentioned the federal government is not going to impose any property tax within the Union Territory.
“Let me make clear that there is no such thing as a proposal to impose the property tax in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory,” Sinha mentioned whereas addressing ‘My City My Satisfaction’ assembly in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.He asserted that the administration is not going to impose any property tax in J&Ok.
The L-G additionally introduced the administration has no proposal to scale back or scrap the honorarium of elected Panchayati Raj Establishments (PRIs) and City Native Our bodies Sinha’s assertion on property tax assumes significance as final week Union Ministry of Dwelling Affairs (MHA) had empowered the J&Ok administration to impose the property tax after an modification to the J&Ok Municipal Act, 2000 and J&Ok Municipal Company Act, 2000 via the J&Ok Reorganisation (Adaption of State Legal guidelines) order, 2020.
All political events and enterprise our bodies in J&Ok had opposed any imposition of property tax in J&Ok, which has been witnessing turmoil and militancy since 1990.
The L-G’s assertion was welcomed by the political events. Apni Celebration spokesman Javaid Baig mentioned the L-G’s remarks have allayed the mounting apprehensions among the many individuals of J&Ok.