Arun Jaitley snubs Swamy; says have full confidence in Arvind Subramanian
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley responded to BJP MP Subramaniam Swamy's attack Arvind Subramanian said that the government has full confidence in the Chief Economic Advisor.
In one of his strongest replies condemning Swamy's attack he said, “To what extent should we attack those, the discipline and constraint of whose offices prevent them from responding, its happened more than once.”
“To what extent should we take this?” Jaitley said on politicians attacking those in government who cannot respond.
“The government has full confidence in CEA Arvind Subramanian, he has provided valuable insights from time to time,” said Jaitley according to an ANI alert.
Jaitley added that Subramanian's advice is of great value.
Earlier, Swamy went on to micro-blogging website Twitter demanding the removal of Arvind Subramanian accusing him of defending American interests, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector.