New Delhi: Amid reports that the government is mulling over allowing FDI in retail, BJP on Thursday announced it will organise a protest demonstration by traders from across the country in the national capital on August 23 to oppose any such move.
National Convenor of Traders Cell, BJP, Shyam Bihari Mishra, told reporters that the day-long protest will be held at Jantar Mantar and around 10,000 traders from different parts of the country are expected to participate in it.
"Traders from the whole country are living in fear of FDI in retail. The Centre is making new laws under foreign pressure, especially of the US. An example of this is the Food Security Bill and the Goods and Services Tax," Mishra said.
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