Soon Bollywood too joined the campaign and started tweeting to Mr Jaitley. Aditi Rao Hydari was one of the first celebrities from Bollywood to have tweeted to the Finance Minister.
While the Delhi government had reduced the tax on sanitary pads in March from 12.5 per cent to 5 per cent, the tax on these napkins is a steep 14 per cent in other states under the GST system.
This campaign comes close at the heels of Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi writing to Arun Jaitley, asking him to provide 100 per cent exemption on eco-friendly and bio-degradable sanitary napkins under GST, as per PTI reports.
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