Nation Current Affairs 11 Aug 2019 It's breakfast ...

It's breakfast time... Banana? Egg? Take your pick; keep pockets heavy

Published Aug 11, 2019, 8:21 pm IST
Updated Aug 11, 2019, 8:21 pm IST
Photo: Twitter (@KartikDhar)
 Photo: Twitter (@KartikDhar)

Mumbai: After actor Rahul Bose’s banana controversy that led to J Marriot being fined with Rs 25,000 by the Excise Department for selling bananas at an exorbitant price, it is the time for eggs to grab the headlines.

A Twitter user was charged Rs 700/- for two boiled eggs at Four Seasons Hotel, IANS reported.

Author Kartik Dhar has posted his bill with the caption, “2 eggs for Rs 1700 at the @FourSeasons Mumbai”. He tagged actor Rahul Bose and asked, “Bhai Aandolan Karein (Shall we protest)?”

A look at the bill indicated that eggs and omelette were priced at the same amount.

The hotel hasn’t spoken on the matter yet.

Earlier, The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) had supported Marriott saying the hotel did nothing “illegal”.

Read: Rs 25,000 fine imposed on hotel for 'over-charging' actor Rahul Bose for two bananas

The Chandigarh Excise and Taxation Department had served a show-cause notice to the hotel and slapped a Rs 25,000 penalty for levying GST on the two bananas, violating the provisions of its HSN/Chapter 803.



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