Government discloses file notings on Mudgal panel: Walmart

The government has disclosed confidential file notings related to setting up of Justice Mukul Mudgal panel that probed alleged lobbying activities by retail major Walmart in India.
Walmart: Government discloses file notings on Mudgal panel


The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, which had set up the one-man committee during the previous UPA regime, released the file notings following a direction from the Central Information Commission (CIC).

The one-member committee headed by Mudgal, former chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, had probed whether Walmart undertook activities in India in contravention of any Indian law and any other matter relevant or incidental to the case.

"Information needs to be provided under Section 8(2) of RTI Act which mentions providing of information if public interest overweighs the harm protected."

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