Inquiry into Wal-Mart™s Lobbying Activities
A Committee, under Shri Justice Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court has been constituted, vide Resolution dated 31.01.2013, with the following Terms of Reference:
(i) To inquire into recent media reports on disclosures of Wal-Mart before the US Senate regarding their lobbying activities and details thereof.
(ii) Whether Wal-Mart undertook any activities in India in contravention of any Indian law. (iii) Any other matter relevant or incidental to the above.
Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that the Committee is to submit its report within 3 months from issuance of the above Resolution.