Rama Kant Agnihotri was formerly Professor and Head, Department of Linguistics, University of Delhi. He is currently working with Vidya Bhawan Society, Udaipur. He is interested in and has taught and written extensively about Applied Linguistics, Morphology, Sociolinguistics and Research Methods for several years. He has lectured in Germany, UK, USA, Canada, Yemen, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan, among other countries. He has also been working with several NGOs across India in the area of primary school education. He co-edits, with A.L.Khanna, the Sage series on Applied Linguistics. He was also the Chair of the NCERT Focus Group for the Position Paper on the Teaching of Indian Languages. Among his numerous publications are Hindi : An Essential Grammar(Routledge, 2007) and Indian English: Towards a New Paradigm (Ed. With Rajendra Singh, Orient Blackswan, 2012).