Post Subramanian Swamy’s allegations, Arun Jaitley says he has faith in CEA Arvind Subramanian

By: | Updated: June 22, 2016 4:24 PM

After calling Rajan a Congress agent, Subramaniam Swamy has now turned his horses towards CEA Arvind Subramanian.

Subramanian Swamy has turned his horses towards Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. The BJP Leader has now demanded the CEA to be sacked. (PTI)

It was Subramanian Swamy who had led a campaign demanding the removal of Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who announced last weekend he would not seek a second term and after calling the Rajan a Congress agent, Subramanian Swamy has now turned his horses towards Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. The BJP Leader has now demanded the CEA to be sacked.

Subramanian Swamy, today morning tweeted that Arvind Subramanian encouraged Congress to become rigid on GST.

While Digvijay Singh claimed this attack was more on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley than CEA Arvind Subramanian, the Finance Minister himself has come forward now.

In answer to a reporter’s question in a press conference,Arun Jaitley said,” We have full confidence in CEA, his advice is of great value”. Further he added,”To what extent should we take this?”,referring to politicians attacking those in government.

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Minister of IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad has come out in support of Jaitley’s statement, praising his stance and showing full confidence in the Government and the system.

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