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Now, Swamy wants Arvind Subramanian to be sacked

Government has full confidence in Chief Economic Adviser, says Jaitley

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Publish Date: Jun 22 2016 9:44AM | Updated Date: Jun 22 2016 4:16PM

Now, Swamy wants Arvind Subramanian to be sacked

 Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who was one of main critics of RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, has turned his attention on Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian now. 

 
In a tweet, he said that Subramanian should be sacked immediately. 
 
"Who said to US Congress on 13/3/13 the US should act against India to defend US Pharmaceuticals interests? Arvind Subramanian MoF !!" Swamy tweeted this morning. 
 
"Modi's chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian had opposed India on IPR till recently," he said in another  tweet. 
 
Later in the evening, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that government has full confidence in Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian.
 
"The government has full confidence in Arvind Subramanian," Jaitley told the media, hours after BJP MP Subramanian Swamy asked the government to sack Arvind Subramanian.