Government may make statement on Wal-Mart

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 07:00 hrs

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government is planning to make a statement in parliament on allegations of international supermarket chain Wal-Mart lobbying in the US to open the way for foreign equity in retail trade in India.

According to sources, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma may make a statement in Lok Sabha later in the day.

Proceedings in both the houses were suspended following uproar by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding an inquiry into the matter.

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