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Big Retailers Face Resistance in India

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Busy shopping street in Chennai (Photo: McKay Savage/Flickr)

India is bracing for nationwide strikes on Thursday.

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Many stores will close to protest the Indian government's decision to open the country to big, Western retailers like Wal-Mart.

Indian leaders tried to do this last year, but backtracked after fierce opposition. Reporter Christopher Werth has more.

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