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India’s Democracy at 70 : The federalist compromise. / Tillin, Louise.

In: JOURNAL OF DEMOCRACY, Vol. 28, No. 3, 01.07.2017, p. 64-75.

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Tillin, L 2017, 'India’s Democracy at 70: The federalist compromise', JOURNAL OF DEMOCRACY, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 64-75. https://doi.org/10.1353/jod.2017.0045

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Tillin, L. (2017). India’s Democracy at 70: The federalist compromise. JOURNAL OF DEMOCRACY, 28(3), 64-75. https://doi.org/10.1353/jod.2017.0045

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Tillin L. India’s Democracy at 70: The federalist compromise. JOURNAL OF DEMOCRACY. 2017 Jul 1;28(3):64-75. https://doi.org/10.1353/jod.2017.0045

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Tillin, Louise. / India’s Democracy at 70 : The federalist compromise. In: JOURNAL OF DEMOCRACY. 2017 ; Vol. 28, No. 3. pp. 64-75.

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