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Published by Manak Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Civil service -- India -- History.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-268) and index.

StatementMalti Sharma.
LC ClassificationsJQ224 .S47 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4004032M
ISBN 108178270153
LC Control Number2001357911

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