Swamy, whose antagonism for Jaitley is known, said “I am an economist. He is a lawyer. How can he be better than me?”
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy flipboard
He replied to a query whether he’ll make a better finance minister than Jaitley at the India Today Mind Rocks Summit.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ibtimes
“There has been a fight between southern Brahmins and northern Brahmins for long,” Swamy later quipped. When asked whether BJP has imposed a gag on him, Swamy took again a jibe at Jaitley, saying, “There is no gag order on me. Your problem is that you talk to Jaitley a lot.”