A. Surya Prakash

A. Surya Prakasash is an author, columnist and distinguished fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation. He has held several important editorial positions in media organizations in India. He was Editor, Zee News; India Editor, Asia Times; and Executive Editor, The Pioneer. His columns appear in The Pioneer, Dainik Jagran, Eenadu and Samyukta Karnataka. He is also the author of What Ails Indian Parliament. He was awarded a D.Litt by Tumkur University for his work on parliamentary institutions, including this thesis on MPLADS. He lives in Gurgaon, Haryana, with his wife, Pushpa Girimaji, a consumer rights columnist. They have a son, Ujwal Arkalgud.