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Published by Controller of Publications in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Migration, Internal -- India -- Statistics.,
  • Migration, Internal -- India -- Charts, diagrams, etc.,
  • India -- Census, 1971.

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Edition Notes

Statementdirection, B.K. Roy, assistant registrar general (map), general direction, P. Padmanabha, registrar general & census commissioner for India.
ContributionsPadmanabha, P., Roy, B. K., India. Office of the Registrar General.
LC ClassificationsHB2099.A3 G46 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3929314M
LC Control Number81903451

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