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Hindujas top list as Britain's South Asian tycoons celebrated

Published on Apr 12, 2014 4:32 AM

LONDON (AFP) - Britain's South Asian communities celebrated their contribution to the British economy on Friday, highlighting the industrialist Hinduja brothers as among the wealthiest tycoons in the country.

The Asian Business Awards gala event in London attracted business leaders, entrepreneurs and several prominent parliamentarians.

It also celebrated the top 10 wealthiest British-based Asians, with Gopichand and Srichand Hinduja, brothers of Indian origin, edging out steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal for the top spot.

"The event is a celebration of Asian business excellence, acumen and achievement, with Asian business leaders mixing with powerful policymakers, business trendsetters and celebrities," organisers said.

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