The Indian rupee fell on Monday tracking the euro's losses and weak domestic equities as heightened worries over European debt crisis pushing investors to cut holdings in riskier assets.

* At 9:15 a.m., the partially convertible rupee was at 47.72/73 per dollar, weaker from Friday's close of 47.26/27.

* Cancellation of a visit by Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to the United States to chair an emergency meeting and a regional election defeat for Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel added fuel to an already tense euro.

* The euro was at $1.3666, lower from $1.3811 at end of the rupee's trade on Friday, while the index of the dollar against six major currencies at 77.143 points from 76.550 previously.

* The BSE Sensex fell 0.4 percent in early trade