Regarding the objections being raised by members of some fraternities to the tax imposition planned by the Municipal Corporation of Dehradun on different commercial activities, municipal commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey said that anyone who has an issue with the tax imposition can raise an objection.
According to him, “The commercial groups can raise objection on the imposed tax. They have complete right to put their side in front of us. The final decision will be taken after considering all the possibilities.”
He also said that tax will be imposed on small trades and businesses but it would not be rushed. The final decision will be taken after all the considerations from every perspective.
Till now Udyog Vyapar Mandal and Dehradun Mahanagar City Bus Seva Mahasangh have objected to the tax imposition by MCD. The members of Udyog Vyapar Mandal have opined that the tax imposition is a means to torture them whereas the members of Mahanagar City Bus Seva Mahasangh have termed this move by the MCD as completely illegal.
On Wednesday, president of Udyog Vyapar Mandal, Pankaj Kumar Masson met the mayor Sunil Uniyal ‘Gama’ seeking the cancellation of tax and according to Masson, the mayor has promised to discuss it in the board meeting.