political economy of Indian sugar

state intervention and structural change by Sanjaya Baru

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Delhi, New York

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  • Sugar trade -- Government policy -- India.

Edition Notes

StatementSanjaya Baru.
LC ClassificationsHD9116.I4 B37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2002401M
ISBN 100195624238
LC Control Number90900147

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He was Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's media advisor and chief spokesperson (PMO Education: Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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