Anand Kapoor, who is part of a Bollywood-style dance troupe called the Kaleidoscope Dance Group, has urged the Indian government to ensure a smooth transition to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.
The Bollywood actor said that it is his personal belief that people should have an equal opportunity to enjoy life.
He said that GST will be beneficial for the country as it will bring in reforms, including tax transparency and the establishment of a national register of businesses.
The musician also addressed the issue of corruption and alleged money laundering in the country, adding that the government needs to be more transparent about its activities.
He urged the government to keep a close eye on the financial affairs of businesses to ensure transparency.
Kapoor said that he is a proponent of the concept of #NoTax, which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the run-up to the 2014 general elections.
He claimed that the idea of #notax has been discussed among his close circle of close friends and colleagues.KAPORA’S FRIENDS, EX-JAPANESE FRIENCHES: ‘No tax’ has emerged as the #NoTillNoVote hashtag among his circle of friends, including former Japanese prime ministers Katsuhiko Nakasone and Yoshio Nakamura, actor Haruki Murakami and actor Akio Kishida.
In his tweet, Kishada said that if the government doesn’t move fast enough, people will be hurt.
“My friends are saying, No tax!
They will not accept this tax.
We are calling on the government not to impose this tax,” he wrote.
He also posted a photo of himself with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
“I want the government of India to give us a simple and transparent transition,” he added.
Kashif Akhtar, an award-winning filmmaker and director of the documentary film ‘Bajirao Mastani’, also shared his view on the #no tax hashtag on his Twitter account.
“There are many problems with GST.
We will need a lot of time, patience, and patience, if we are going to get the government in a hurry to get rid of the GST,” he said.