The BBC's Nidhi Dutt reports from outside a Mumbai shop
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U-turn on Indian retail plans

The Indian government is expected to confirm to Parliament later on Wednesday that it is suspending plans to open up the retail sector to more foreign investment, after a strong backlash among MPs.

The BBC's Nidhi Dutt in Mumbai explains why the government wants to liberalise retail and why the plans have faced such entrenched opposition.