Crisis of governance

the case of Bihar

Publisher: Serials Publications in New Delhi

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Contributed articles presented in a seminar on governance with special reference to Bihar, organized by Shri Brajkishore Memorial Institute, Patna, in Aug. 2007.

Edition Notes

Statement[editors], Sachchidananda, B.B. Mandal.
ContributionsSachchidananda, 1926-, Mandal, B. B., 1942-, Shri Brajkishore Memorial Institute, Patna.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22692173M
ISBN 109788183872102
LC Control Number2008324180

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