History and constitution of the courts and legislative authorities in India. 6th ed., rev. by S.C. Bagchi. by Herbert Cowell

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Published by Thacker, Spink in Calcutta .

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  • Courts -- India,
  • Legislative bodies -- India

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ContributionsBagchi, Satis Chandra, 1882-
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LC ClassificationsJQ271 C68 1936
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Pagination273p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21581460M

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