Soha Ali Khan trolled for her views on RBI Guv Raghuram Rajan’s exit


Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan’s recent announcement that he will not continue to head the central banking institution when his term ends on September 4, sent ripples across the financial sector. Usually, all RBI governors are offered a customary two-year extension. His decision is speculated to be the result of the between him and the government. Nevertheless, social media users reacted on the RBI chief’s impending exit.

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan, who holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, also joined the twitteratis to lament Raghuram Rajan’s descision saying it was a ‘profound loss’ for the nation.

“Profound loss for India that @RBIGov #RaghuramRajan has been forced to exit. He can only help those who want to help themselves. Shame,” the actress wrote on the micro-blogging site.

However, Soha got trolled for her views, with some users questioning her knowledge of Economics and doubted if she even knew the full form of RBI.

Here are a few tweets trolling the ‘Rang De Basanti’ actress:

Thought Gun @ShootinThoughts: “Dear @sakpataudi, what does the @RBIGov do? What does RBI do?”

Priti Gandhi @MrsGandhi: “@sakpataudi Forced to exit?? Where the hell did you get that from?? @RBIGov.”

Anil Kumar @Anil_Aarush: “if anyone in @sakpataudi @RBIGov extended family can detail what is monetary policy I will support #RaghuramRajan.”

The Dentalist @amitTweet_s: “@sakpataudi Ok.. from shitty movies to economy expert.”

Rajesh Kumar Singh @neelnabh: “@sakpataudi @RBIGov Why do you have to poke your long nose into everything? Concentrate on your area of expertise.”

Satvik Patel @DrSatvikPatel: “People who dont understand even E of #Economics are busy giving unsolicited gyan. #AccheDin for [email protected]

There were others who supported Soha. One Md Sohail @sohailmlis replied to a troll saying she has better knowledge of the subject than the troll. He tweeted, “@DrSatvikPatel @sakpataudi Sir. Aap se achhi Economice janti hai wo. Check her profile.”