‘PM spoke about his idea of India, reforming bureaucracy’: Abhijit Banerjee
Abhijit Banerjee, winner of the 2019 Economics Nobel, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who tweeted a photo of the meeting. The Prime Minister in his tweet said that India is proud of his accomplishments. After the meeting, the Nobel Prize winner said that PM Modi spoke about his idea of the country and the need to reform bureaucracy. The meeting took place in the backdrop of a huge debate spurred by the economist's critique of the government's economic policies and a sharp rebuttal from Union Minister Piyush Goyal.