Panchayats, rural development, and local autonomy the West Bengal experience by Prabhat Kumar Datta

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  • Rural development -- India -- West Bengal.,
  • Local government -- India -- West Bengal.

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With special reference to Bīrbhūm and Jalpaiguri districts of West Bengal.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-194).

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StatementPrabhat Datta.
LC ClassificationsJS7025.W4 D374 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
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Open LibraryOL19509856M

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