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Letter to BS: No gender biases, says ex-RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya

Prof Sriram rightly raises the issue of why I put my MPC minutes in the book

Viral Acharya
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Please convey my gratitude to Prof M S Sriram for taking the effort to read and review my book, Quest for Restoring Financial Stability, under the headline, “A theory of everything”, dated August 25, 2020. I wished to clarify two things.

1. The review ends with the suggestion that I might harbour a gender bias as my speech for FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) was considered not only “dumbed down” but suggestive that “speeches addressed to women have to be ‘simple’ and almost condescending”. I am a bit surprised to see a book review in Business Standard to try to read such

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First Published: Aug 25 2020 | 10:22 PM IST

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