Urban politics in India by Mohamed Ahmad Hussain

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  • Meerut


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  • Municipal government -- India -- Case studies.

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Based on data gathered from Meerut City, Uttar Pradesh.

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StatementMohamed Ahmad Hussain.
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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