New Delhi: Controversial BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, a Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Cabinet minister, has now trained his gun on India's chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian, according to media reports on Wednesday.
He has asked that Arvind Subramanian be sacked as the latter is not working in Indias interests,
However, the BJP has said Swamys views on Arvind Subramanian is his personal opinion and not that of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), media reported.
NDTV reported that BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma has said that the party doesnt concur with his opinion and these are purely his personal views. .
Prior to this, Subramanian Swamy had made a target of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, who was the earlier Economic Adviser and into whose shoes Arvind Subramanian stepped into.
According to a section of the media, Arvind Subramanian could be the next RBI chief.
In a series of tweets, Swamy, a Harvard-educated economist, vented his ire at Arvind Subramanian. Modis chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian had opposed India on IPR till recently.
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!!!
Guess who encouraged Congi to become rigid on GST clauses ? Jaitelys economic adviser Arvind Subramanian of Washington DC.
Now PTs [Patriotic Tweeples] can understand why our core economic sectors could not perform last two years. Trojan horses galore in MoF/ Fin Institutions.
Was AS [Arvind Subramanian] deposing before US Cong Committee against India as a US citizen or Indian? Does any PT know?
According to Digvijaya Singh, General Secretary of All India Congress Committee, it is not Arvind Subramanian but Union finance minister Arun Jaitley who is the actual target.
Tweeted Digvijaya Singh, Subramaniam Swami now guns for Arvind Subramanian Economic Advisor to NDA. Target is Arun Jaitley not Arvind Subramanian. Is Modi handing over Finance Ministry to Subramaniam Swami?
Subramanian Swamy met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said that the government has full confidence in Chief Economic Adviser, reported NDTV.