Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor

Urjit Patel has resigned as the Reserve Bank of India governor. His resignation comes against the backdrop of increasing tensions between the Finance ministry and the Reserve Bank of India.

Urjit Patel, 55, who took over as the 24th Governor of the central bank on September 5, 2016, had the shortest tenure since the year 1992.