The Financial Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has distanced itself from its chairman Bibek Debroy’s article suggesting embracing a brand new structure and mentioned the article, on no account displays the views of EAC-PM or the Authorities of India.
“The current article by Dr @bibekdebroy was in his private capability. On no account do they mirror the views of EAC-PM or the Authorities of India,” EAC-PM tweeted on Thursday.
EAC-PM is an impartial physique constituted to advise on financial and associated points to the Authorities of India, particularly to the Prime Minister.
Debroy is the chairman of the Council.
Though the tweet didn’t point out which article it was referring to, Debroy had earlier this week authored an article in Mint titled ‘There’s a case for ‘we the individuals’ to embrace a brand new Structure’ and termed the current Structure a ‘colonial legacy’.
“A lot of what we debate begins and ends with the Structure. Just a few amendments will not do. We should always return to the drafting board and begin from first rules, asking what these phrases within the Preamble imply now: socialist, secular, democratic, justice, liberty and equality. We the Individuals have to offer ourselves a brand new Structure,” Debroy wrote.
The web version of the article printed on August 14 too has a disclaimer which learn: “These are the writer’s private views. On no account do they mirror the views of the Financial Advisory Council to the Prime Minister or Authorities of India.”
EAC-PM has two full-time members –Sanjeev Sanyal and Shamika Ravi. Its part-time members embody Neelkant Mishra, Poonam Gupta and TT Ram Mohan.