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Bollywood celebrities rejoice as sanitary napkins are now exempt from GST

After almost a year long protest, the government has finally decided to exempt sanitary pads from the Goods and Services Tax. Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, following the GST council meeting on Saturday in New Delhi, said, “Sanitary napkins will be exempted from Goods and Services Tax.”

Sanitary napkins are taxed under the GST regime’s 12 percent slab and has now been cut to zero percent. Such happy news, right? Even Bollywood celebrities celebrated this decision and took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the same.

Here’s what they tweeted:

Akshay Kumar :

Twinkle Khanna :

Twinkle also quoted A Muruganantham’s Tweet and wrote, “Every voice makes a difference-it all adds up eventually #PadManTalks”. For those who don’t know, the Akshay Kumar starrer, Twinkle Khanna produced film, ‘PadMan‘ was based on Muruganantham.

Check out the tweet below:

Himash Kohli:

Rahul Dev:

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