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- In the intro, mention how GST involved surrendering financial autonomy on the part of states.
- In the body mention how GST involved compensation for the loss of revenue and promise of compensation for 14% growth. Next mention how to roll out the GST the States and Centre made a compromise and established GST common GST Council and how this was an achievement for the federal structure. In the next part mention how revenue loss due to pandemic led to the contention between the Centre and the states and its implications for the federal structure.
- Conclude by mentioning the responsibility of the Centre to find a way to compensate for the revenue loss and raising the fund through loans.