Tough times face the Indian textile and garment sector as foreign exchange losses, high input costs and a slowdown in orders from the US and Europe were this week exacerbated by what firms see as a lack of support from the government in its interim budget. Speaking to just-style, Darshan Lal Sharma, managing director of Vardhman Yarns & Threads and a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) national committee on textiles, calls for targeted support for Indian textile and clothing firms.