Tech Mahindra shares were trading in the negative zone on Tuesday following report that the proposed merger of Mahindra Satyam with itself has been delayed by six months.
The shares of the company fell by as much as 3 per cent in the morning trade.
Tech Mahindra scrip lost 2.85 per cent to Rs 1,015.90 on the BSE. At the NSE, the stock went down by 2.92 per cent to Rs 1,015.25.
Similarly, shares of Mahindra Satyam (Satyam Computer Services) also fell by 2.81 per cent to Rs 121.90.
Tech Mahindra had on Monday said it has extended the proposed merger of Mahindra Satyam with itself for six months.
"Board of directors extended the validity of the (amalgamation) scheme by a further period of six months i.e. up to September 30, 2013," the company had said in a BSE filing.
The board has extended "scheme of amalgamation and arrangement of Venturbay Consultants Pvt Ltd and Satyam Computer Services Ltd and C&S Systems Technologies Pvt Ltd and Mahindra Logisoft Business Solutions Ltd and CanvasM Technologies Ltd with Tech Mahindra Ltd and their respective shareholders and creditors", it had said.
Tech Mahindra took over reins of the scam-tainted Satyam Computer in April 2009 and rebranded it as Mahindra Satyam.
With PTI inputs