Urban politics in India by Mohamed Ahmad Hussain

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Published by Criterion Publications in New Delhi .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India,
  • Meerut

Subjects:

  • Municipal government -- India -- Meerut -- Case studies.,
  • Municipal government -- India -- Case studies.

About the Edition

Based on data gathered from Meerut City, Uttar Pradesh.

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Book details

StatementMohamed Ahmad Hussain.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS7090.M44 H87 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2362069M
LC Control Number86903587

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