NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said the government never sought the resignation of Urjit Patel as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India over differences in handling liquidity stress in certain sectors.
Government did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Governor, says Arun Jaitley
Speaking at Agenda Aaj Tak, he said the government does not need a single penny from RBI's capital reserves during the current fiscal.
"The government never asked for his resignation," he said.
After Patel's resignation, the government appointed former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of RBI.