After the capital New Delhi, another Indian state has scrapped permit to allow foreign direct investment in retail sector.
Rajasthan, one of 12 states that had agreed to allow global companies to open supermarkets, has scrapped the approval given by the previous government for foreign direct investment in multi- brand retailing, said Press Trust of India.
A letter reversing the decision was sent by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, said the report.
The Chief Minister of New Delhi A. Kejriwal has scrapped permit to allow FDI after he was elected to the post last month, replacing a Congress predecessor.
Rajasthan also changed government from Congress to the Bhratiya Janata Party after a local legislative poll last month.