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Kolkata cable operators want cable TV GST at 5%

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MUMBAI: The plea of cable TV operators in Kolkata to reduce the goods and services tax (GST) from the current 18 per cent to 5 per cent has been heard.

The West Bengal government?s state municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim was quoted by the Cable TV Equipments Traders & Manufacturers Association (CTMA) as saying, ?Cable television services are essential services and should not have 18 per cent GST, which is in effect at present.? He went on to say that he will, on behalf of the cable TV operators, present the issue to the finance minister Amit Mitra, who is a member of the GST council.

Siticable, Manthan and GTPL-KCBPL are the main players in the West Bengal market. GST is divided into various slabs right now - 5 per cent, 12 per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent.

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