Urban government and politics in India

supersession of municipal bodies
  • 233 Pages
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  • English
South Asian Publishers , New Delhi
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About the Edition

With special reference to Orissa, India.

StatementL.N.P. Mohanty.
GenreCase studies.
LC ClassificationsJS7090.O75 M64 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 233 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL157921M
ISBN 108170032210
LC Control Number99933521

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