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BJP's double-speak exposed, says Cong on FDI decisions

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today accused the of adopting "double-speak" on allowing 100 per cent in single and criticised it for relaxing the 30 per cent outsourcing clause.

Senior said that 100 per cent in single was notified during the previous and the only change made is to allow it through the automatic route.

"The talks of 'Make in India', but now says local sourcing is not required," he said, and asked the the to clarify its policy on multi-

communications incharge alleged that by doing away with the requirement of 30 per cent sourcing through 'Make in India', the has exposed his duplicity and doublespeak on the issue.

Sharma said the policy on enumerated by the previous stands and has not been reversed. He asked the government to clarify on its policy to assure investors as they had earlier threatened to reverse that policy.

"As the government allows 100 per cent in single brand retail by doing away the requirement of 30 per cent sourcing through 'Make in India', the PM and FM's duplicity and doublespeak stand exposed," he said.

has harmed the manufacturing sector and traders, Surjewala alleged.

At the party briefing, Congress RPN Singh said when the was in the opposition, they opposed the government's decision. Now when they are in power, they have even dispensed with the 30 per cent sourcing clause while allowing FDI in

"During the UPA, we had kept safeguards and made provisions for sourcing within Today the prime minister has done away with 30 per cent clause we had kept. Is this 'Make in India'?" he asked.

Foreign players in single will now be able to set up own shops in without government approval.

This follows a Cabinet decision to allow 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail under automatic route, while also easing local sourcing norms.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 19:10 IST