TABLE-Ashok Leyland Oct-Dec net drops 59 percent

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Three months ended Dec. 31 (Versus the same period a year earlier, in million rupees unless stated) Net Profit 433.68 vs 1,046.33 Net sales 22,272.45 vs 18,174.88 NOTE: Ashok Leyland, India's second-biggest bus and truck maker, has ventures with Nissan Motor Co for trucks and engines. (Reporting by Sumeet Chatterjee in MUMBAI; Editing by Aradhana Aravindan) ((; +91-22-6636 9068; Reuters Messaging: Keywords: ASHOKLEYLAND RESULTS/ (If you have a query or comment on this story, send an email to COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2011. All rights reserved.

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