Who wrote a book describing the theory of economic drain of India during British rule?

(A) Lala Lajpat Rai
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Pt.1awahar Lal Nehru
(D) Dadabhai Naoroji

Correct Answer : Dadabhai Naoroji
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2007
Explanation : Dadabhai Naoroji with W.C. Bannerji established “London India Society” in 1865 whose main purpose was to expose Indian plight. He was the first Indian who was elected to British House of Commons on the ticket of Libera1 Party. He directly highlighted Indian economic predicaments and propounded “Wealth Drain Theory” firstly in his brief essay “Poverty and Unbritish Rule in India”.
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