The rocky road of Indian democracy

Nehru to Narasimha Rao by Nihal Singh, S.

Publisher: Sterling Publishers in New Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 341 Downloads: 378
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  • Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964.,
  • Narasimha Rao, P. V., 1921-,
  • Democracy.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementS. Nihal Singh.
LC ClassificationsDS480.84 .N495 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 341 p. ;
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1057531M
ISBN 108120715268
LC Control Number93901958

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