After targeting Raghuram Rajan, its CEA Arvind Subramanian on Swamy’s list
New Delhi, June 22: BJP leader Subramanian Subramaniam Swamy, who directed a viciously attacked RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, targeting economist and Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday by posting a series of tweets.
Swamy wrote – ”Who said to US Cong on 13/3/13 the US should act against India to defend US Pharmaceuticals interests? Arvind Subramanian MoF !! Sack him!!!”.
He also added, ”Modi’s chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian had opposed India on IPR till recently. Guess who encouraged Congi to become rigid on GST clauses ? Jaitely’s economic adviser Arvind Subramanian of Washington DC”.
”Swamy also tweeted that it is Subramanian who encouraged “Congi” to become rigid on GST (Goods and Services Tax) clauses, apparently referring to CEA panel recommendations on GST”, reports The Delhi Daily News.
Earlier Dr. Swamy had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi openly seeking the immediate sacking of Mr. Rajan. He alleged that Rajan was “mentally not fully Indian” and is “wrecking the economy”. In response, RBI governer Rajan decidedto be quiet and let it go.
Mr. Rajan was appointed RBI governor by the previous UPA government in September 2013 for a three-year term.