Renowned Indian journalist and author Abhigyan Prakash launched his latest book at Oxford Business College.

The new book is entitled From Lucknow to Lutyens: The power and plight of Uttar Pradesh.

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Published by Harper Collins, the book explores how and why a state with a 300 million population, commanding the most prominent space in Indian polity, is behind other regions in multiple development parameters.

Abhigyan Prakash is an award-winning senior journalist and news presenter who travelled and reported extensively from across India on social and political issues.

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Prabha Khaitan Foundation organised the book launch and interaction in partnership with British Council and Oxford Business College on June 10. The college is the oldest independent higher education college in Oxford.

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