Omar Abdullah Has An Epic Reaction After JW Mariott Gets Heavily Fined For Overcharging Rahul Bose For Two Bananas

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Omar Abdullah has an epic reaction after JW Mariott gets heavily fined for overcharging Rahul Bose for two bananas

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:
Omar Abdullah has an epic reaction after JW Mariott gets heavily fined for overcharging Rahul Bose for two bananas

Rahul Bose recently got a taste of unreasonable pricing at the JW Mariott hotel in Chandigarh. Bizarrely, Bose was charged Rs. 442 for two bananas after which he was left baffled. Soon after the tweet went viral, the excise team launched a probe at the hotel and as per ANI, the luxury hotel has been fined Rs 25,000 for violation of Section 11 of CGST, which is an illegal collection of tax on an exempted item. 

READ: JW Mariott Fined Rs 25,000 After Rahul Bose Was Charged Over Rs 400 For Two Bananas By The Hotel

Taking a crack at the same, Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah tweeted saying that the excise team has charged Rs 12,500 per banana. 

READ: Internet Has 'Rahul Bose Moment', Netizens Share Own 'Rs 400 Bananas' Experiences

For the uninitiated, after the tweet went viral, a team of members visited the luxury hotel after which a full-fledged probe was launched. 

PROBE LAUNCHED AT JW MARIOTT 

After the tweet went viral, the Excise and Taxation Department sent a three-member team and seized all records in connection with the exorbitant GST rates charged by the hotel. Reportedly, the City Deputy Commissioner and the Taxation Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar ordered a probe into the matter after which the team paid a visit to the hotel. The officials have stated that it is not only a case of 'illegal and exorbitant charge of GST' but it is also a violation of the Consumer Protection Act. 

READ: Rahul Bose's Rs 400 Bananas Tweet Turns Excise Dept's Heads, Probe Launched At Luxury Hotel

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