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Published by Dalit Liberation Education Trust in Chennai .
Written in English



  • India


  • Dalits -- India -- Congresses.,
  • Human rights -- India -- Congresses.

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About the Edition

Background papers for the National Workshop on Human Rights and Societal Changes with Reference to SCs/STs, 3-4 August, 1996, Madras.

Edition Notes

Statement[edited] by Henry Thiagaraj.
ContributionsThiagaraj, Henry., Dalit Liberation Education Trust., National Workshop on Human Rights and Societal Changes with Reference to SCs/STs (1996 : Madras, India)
LC ClassificationsDS422.C3 H76 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination186, xiv p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL170640M
LC Control Number99949970

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