Much is being made in India of the letter written by the UPA chairperson Mrs Sonia Gandhi to Shri Manmohan Singh regarding the major news of Walmart entering India in partnership with Indian industrialists without a footprint in retail.

The language of the letter of course, shows that Mrs Gandhi has all along been in the dark about this major reorganization of retail sector in India, being considered by the agriculture and commerce ministries, with the green signal from Prime Minister, under the garb of inviting investments into agriculture and propelling the Second Green Revolution in India. Of course, the issue of on whose backs the second Green Revolution will play itself out, is a moot question, one best answered, by a much delayed and avoided, visit to farmer organizations in Vidarbha and Indian killing fields.

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