My Times Today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there was no government or political pressure on former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel to resign from the Central Bank.
Prime minister Modi said that Patel had personally written to him several months ago about wanting to resign, citing personal reasons.He himself requested (to resign) on personal reasons. I am revealing for the first time, he was telling me about it for past 6-7 months before his resignation. He gave it even in writing. No question of political pressure. He did a good job as RBI Governor.