The public relations nightmare for a five-star hotel in Chandigarh, peeled for trying to charge actor Rahul Bose Rs. 442 for two bananas, refuses to die down.
Tax authorities have fined JW Marriott Rs. 25,000 for violating regulation by collecting tax on an exempted item, news agency ANI reported on Saturday.
Fine of Rs 25,000 imposed on hotel JW Marriott by Excise and Taxation Department, Chandigarh for violation of section 11 of CGST (illegal collection of tax on an exempted item) in connection with actor Rahul Bose's tweet over the price of two bananas served to him by the hotel.
— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
On Monday, Rahul Bose’s video complaint went viral on Twitter after he roasted the hotel for charging him Rs. 442 for two bananas.
“You have to see this to believe it. Who said fruit wasn’t harmful to your existence?” the 51-year-old Shaurya star said.
You have to see this to believe it. Who said fruit wasn’t harmful to your existence? Ask the wonderful folks at @JWMarriottChd #goingbananas #howtogetfitandgobroke #potassiumforkings pic.twitter.com/SNJvecHvZB
— Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) July 22, 2019