If the Government of Kerala’s recent move to tackle obesity concerns – levy 14.5 per cent fat tax on fast food such as burger and pizza – gets a positive response, the Government of Gujarat is likely to follow suit by imposing a similar tax on fast food sold in the state. Interestingly, the move by Kerala is close on the heels of a 13.5 per cent luxury tax announced by Bihar on samosas, kachoris and other namkeens and sweets sometime back. While the concept seems similar, Bihar is not looking at the obesity angle, it is considering fast food items as luxury…READ MORE