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Great women of modern India

Great women of modern India

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Published by Deep & Deep Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- India -- Social conditions,
    • Women -- India -- Biography,
    • Women in politics -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Verinder Grover and Ranjana Arora.
      ContributionsGrover, Verinder., Arora, Ranjana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1741.I29 G74 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination8 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1379782M
      ISBN 108171004555
      LC Control Number92912290

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Great women of modern India. New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, © (OCoLC) Online version: Great women of modern India. New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Verinder Grover; Ranjana Arora.

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