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Women political leadership in India some important dimensions by UGC National Seminar on "Dimensions of Women Political Leadership" (2009 R. N. College, Hajipur)

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Published by Serials Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Archana Kumari, R.K. Verma
ContributionsArchana Kumari, Verma, R. K., 1956-, Raj Narain College, Hajipur
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.I4 U33 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 427 p. :
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24549774M
ISBN 109788183873543
LC Control Number2009305383

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