Mitra had also written a letter to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after the meeting to record his 'dissent' against decisions of the council.
'Voice 'muzzled' in GST Council meet, dissent not heard': Bengal Finance Minister hits out at Centre
Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur, however, countered Mitra's charges saying that technical glitches marred West Bengal Finance Minister speech.
The three ministers were dropped from the candidate list due to their age and the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Amit Mitra said the state government had received Rs 1.13 lakh crore from the Centre in the last six years, which is 'nothing more than one-third of what the Union minister claimed'.
State Finance Minister Amit Mitra said the move will provide some respite to people stung by burgeoning prices of fuel.
According to the data, West Bengal was ahead of the national rate in services and agriculture sectors also, Mitra, a former secretary general of the FICCI said.
He said it had been unanimously agreed at the meetings to extend the cess collection period beyond 2022 to meet debt servicing by the borrower.