Shanti Prime Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Levy of GST—GST on Tickets distributed on complimentary basis—In the instant case, The petitioner has filed the present petition in the nature of PIL seeking direction to the respondent No.1 to pay the GST @ 18% on complimentary tickets given for the four IPL matches held in Usha Raje Holkar Stadium, Indore.
Held that—The entire petition is based on the newspaper published in the local newspaper about distribution of free passed worth of Rs. 60 lakh to Collector. No other material has been produced in the present petition in support of the allegations.
Recently, the Apex Court in case of Mohd. Sahil Vs. Union of India & Others (Writ Petition(S) (Civil) No.1115/2017) vide order dated 24.11.2017 has dismissed the public interest litigation which was filed on the basis of some newspaper reports.
The present petition is also based on the newspapers report, hence, same is not liable to be entertained and accordingly dismissed. [DIGVIJAY SINGH BHANDARI VERSUS SHRI NISHANT WARWADE & OTHERS] [MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT]  2 TAXLOK.COM 242 (Madhya Pradesh)