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Abani Bhushan Rudra

viceroy and governor-general of India

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India. Governor-General.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. B. Rudra, PH. D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ241 .R8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 362 p.
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6416389M
      LC Control Number41007212
      OCLC/WorldCa4953292

        Here is the list of Governor Generals and Viceroys of India. There was a question that appeared in Mains , on one of these, in fact there have been frequent questions on : Saiprasad Bejgam.


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