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Why Hindu majority?

Sudhir Hendre

Why Hindu majority?

Dr. Hendre"s articles published in the Indian demographer and other periodicals

by Sudhir Hendre

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Published by Supraja Prakashan in Bombay .
Written in English

  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- India.,
    • Hindus.,
    • India -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Advertising matter included in paging.

      Statementby Sudhir Laxman Hendre.
      LC ClassificationsHN687 .H45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination466 p. :
      Number of Pages466
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4864923M
      LC Control Number75904777

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