Government acting as middlemen for foreign companies: TDP

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 05, 2012 10:50 hrs

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Terming the government as anti-farmer, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Wednesday said that the government is acting as middleman for foreign companies by pushing FDI in retail in the country.

"Government is not with the farmers and is with foreign companies. It is acting as middleman for foreign companies," TDP leader Nama Nageswara Rao said while taking part in the debate on the issue in the Lok Sabha.

He asked the government to learn lessons from the US, where large retailers like Wal-Mart have caused huge unemployment.

Targeting Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal, Rao said: "Sibal being a lawyer can make right a wrong thing and vice versa and he has made himself the lawyer for Wal-Mart."

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