As GST sets in with midnight gong, Social Media rolls out jokes and memes


As the clock hit midnight, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed the button to mark the start of India’s biggest tax reform ever – Goods and Services Tax (GST). The new tax regime embodies the principle of “one country, one tax, one market” and plans to rejoin the economy as one common market. Addressing the Central Hall of Parliament, PM Modi said GST was the combined effort of different parties and described it as “Good and Simple Tax”. President Pranab Mukherjee talked about his earlier part as Finance Minister and said the rollout of GST was a moment of “personal satisfaction” to him.

Naturally, GST has been the buzz word on social media also with GST dominating the top trends on Twitter. As the new tax reform came into place, most people were just confused what it meant for them.

As many figured out its impact, most stuck to the usual drill of making jokes…

Furthermore, this individual summed up how most were feeling