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Centre sends Antony to meet Mamata over FDI

First published: August 18, 2012, 1:11 PM IST | Updated: August 18, 2012
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Centre sends Antony to meet Mamata over FDI
Acting as the Prime Minister's emissary, AK Antony may try and convince Mamata Banerjee to agree to some economic reform bills.

Kolkata: Defence Minister AK Antony met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Writers' Building in Kolkata to convince her over FDI in retail.

Acting as the Prime Minister's emissary, Antony is likely to try and convince Mamata to agree to some of the economic reform bills like FDI in retail and forward trading.

The UPA is trying to pass these bills in the current monsoon session of Parliament. Mamata has always been a strong voice against FDI.

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