Urjit Patel May Resign LIVE Updates: Section 7 of RBI Act Has Not been Invoked

Sources in the ministry of finance told Firstpost that Section 7 of the RBI Act has not been invoked. However, two letters were sent to RBI last month in which “Section 7 was quoted”, highlighting the existence of powers under the Act that allows the government to issue directions to the central bank on “matters of public interest”.