Guwahati, December11 2018 :
Surjit Bhalla,Economist for the Prime Minister’s economic advisory council (PMEAC) has resigned from his post on Tuesday. The economist has given the declaration on his official twitter account. Bhalla’s resignation came on the heels of RBI Governor Urjit Patel’s abdication of his post.
1/2 My forecast on Elections 2019; written as Contributing Editor Indian Express & Consultant @Network18Group; I resigned as part-time member PMEAC on December 1st; also look for my book Citizen Raj: Indian Elections 1952-2019 , due— Surjit Bhalla (@surjitbhalla) 11 December 2018
A spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s office, in a statement to the PTI, said that Bhalla’s resignation has been accepted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “In his request, he had stated that he would be joining some other organization,”the PMO official added.