Freedom of press in India
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Published by Janaki Prakashan in Patna .
Written in English



  • India.,
  • India


  • Press -- Political aspects -- India.,
  • Freedom of the press -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Press law -- India.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKewal Prasad Sinha.
LC ClassificationsPN5377.P6 S57 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL331809M
ISBN 108185078815
LC Control Number97913926

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