Author by : Amit Kumar Gupta
Languange : en
Publisher by : New Delhi : Indian Council of Historical Research : distributors, Thomson Press (India) ; Delhi, Publication Division
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Description : Biographical sketches of the national leaders represented in the National Gallery of Portraits in Delhi.
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