Stating that the two legislations were in the country's interest, the government on Wednesday said the amendment Bill to introduce GST will come up in Lok Sabha on Wednesday while the one to operationalise the land boundary agreement with Bangladesh will be taken up in Rajya Sabha.

"BJP has issued a whip to all its MPs till Friday to be present during voting on important Bills in Parliament," sources told reporters.

GST was a revolutionary tax legislation had brought after consultation with all states. It had been pending for many years then and was brought by the last government. We feel it should be passed in this session itself. To get the Bill passsed is in the nation's interest, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told reporters.

Addressing party MPs at a meet of the BJP Parliamentary Party here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gave details of the Bill, saying "it is a revolutionary taxation reform that will help arrest the leakage of revenue, end corruption, the burden of multiple taxation and harassment of common people".

Naidu termed it "a very progressive piece of legislation" and said the government "appeals to all political parties to support the Bill".

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