Receiving Rs 442 for 2 bananas from actor Rahul Bose, the hotel in Chandigarh was expensive. After Rahul’s video being viral, the Excise and Taxation Department has imposed a fine of Rs 25 thousand on the JW Marriott Hotel on the violation of Section 11 of CGST. This information has been tweeted on the news agency ANI by its Twitter handle.
Actually, the case is that Rahul had recently arrived in Chandigarh to shoot a film. During this, Rahul was staying in a hotel in the city, but a hotel bill surprised Rahul. Rahul Bose, sharing a video on social media, said how a two banana bill in a luxurious hotel is Rs 442.
Fine of Rs 25,000 imposed on hotel JW Marriott by Excise and Taxation Department, Chandigarh for violation of section 11 of CGST (illegal collection of tax on an exempted item) in connection with actor Rahul Bose's tweet over the price of two bananas served to him by the hotel.
— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
You have to see this to believe it. Who said fruit wasn’t harmful to your existence? Ask the wonderful folks at @JWMarriottChd #goingbananas #howtogetfitandgobroke #potassiumforkings pic.twitter.com/SNJvecHvZB
— Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) July 22, 2019
Taking the matter seriously after the video got viral, Chandipur’s deputy commissioner, Excise Taxation Commissioner Mandeep Singh Brar had ordered a high-level inquiry against the hotel J W Marriott. Now the action has taken place at the hotel and there has been a tremendous fine too.
What did Rahul say in the video
Rahul shared the video on his Twitter account. In the video he was saying that who says that fruits are not harmful to your life? I was staying in a five star hotel due to the shooting. Here after the workout I order two bananas for food. A bill was also introduced along with banana, in which two bills were leased to GST and Rs 442.
Rahul Bose will have 2 crores of rupees worth Rs 442, inquiry ordered by deputy commissioner
It is worth mentioning that on Rahul’s video, people had given their reactions. Someone wrote that as much as GST is, there are a dozen bananas. So someone had said that if you wanted to make mango shake, then its price would be equal to the iPhone. Many users expressed their resentment against the hotel.