Wed, Jul 27, 2016, 09:32 AM
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is facing opposition within the party over the appointment of renowned economist and Harvard professor Gita Gopinath. The traditionalists have called her a neo-liberalist and have petitioned the central leadership to revoke the appointment. In a statement, professor Gita has categorically stated that the appointment is an honorary one. She made it clear that she will not be involving in economic policy decisions.