Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited, on Monday, July 14 met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in the context of Samajawadi Party leader Amar Singh’s call for imposing windfall profit tax (WPT) on RIL group of companies.
According to reports, Mukesh Ambani met many ministers and top bureaucrats presumably to explain that WPT lacks any economic logic. There are reports that Ambani may also to meet Sonia Gandhi in the evening. The Ambani visit to Delhi assumes importance in the wake of Amar Singh, perceived to be a close friend of Anil Ambani, opening a front against RIL.
There are also reports in the media that Mukesh Ambani is trying to split Samajwadi Party by supporting a dissident group.