Manmohan Singh was among the world’s renowned economists… he had said that there should be ‘One Nation One Tax’ as India’s finance minister.
And later, Manmohan Singh became the prime minister," said Mandaviya. He said Dr Singh could not implement GST for 10 years because "In 12 countries in the world ‘one nation one tax’ was implemented and business persons were unsatisfied owing to teething problems faced by any new large-scale policy.
In such countries, the incumbent governments did not come to power the next time...". Mandaviya added, "Even if Manmohan Singh thought of implementing it, his party said to think of something else or we won’t form a government the second time.
Modiji said ‘country first’, whether the government comes to power or not (a second time)… but GST has to be implemented for ‘one nation, one tax’, and he brought it.