ANDHRA PRADESH

Chemists observe bandh

HYDERABAD, MARCH 17. Some 5,000 wholesale and retail chemists and druggists in the twin cities and surrounding areas observed bandh today, demanding that the Government implement VAT on a single point.

According to the Andhra Pradesh Chemists & Druggists' Association president, Ghisulal Jain, the other main demand was that MRP should be inclusive of all taxes. He said a memorandum was submitted to the Commercial Taxes Minister, Konathala Ramakrishna, in this regard.

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