BJP would allow foreign investment, but not in retail

Tags: Politics
Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), poised to take the most votes in a general election that started on Monday, said it would welcome foreign direct investment in sectors that would create jobs but not in multi-brand retail.

In its 52-page election manifesto, the BJP said it would allow foreign direct investment wherever needed for job and asset creation - including in infrastructure.

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