Akshay thanks govt for exempting sanitary pads from GST

Actor Akshay Kumar has thanked the GST Council for understanding the need for menstrual hygiene and exempting sanitary pads from the Goods and Services Tax. He tweeted, “One of those days when a news brings tears of joy as a cause close to your heart gets fulfilled…I’m sure crores of women in our country are silently sending gratitude your way.”

National Award winning Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, whose film “Pad Man” tried to create awareness on menstrual hygiene, has thanked the GST Council for making sanitary napkins Goods and Services Tax (GST) free.

Expressing his happiness, Akshay tweeted on Saturday: “One of those days when a news brings tears of joy as a cause close to your heart gets fulfilled. Thank you, #GSTCouncil, for understanding the need for menstrual hygiene & exempting sanitary pads from tax. I’m sure crores of women in our country are silently sending gratitude your way.”

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