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@Aaron Jerry Ninan
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This method does not seem correct to me because when you do chlorination once on the aromatic ring then chlorine attributes (even though weakly) to activate the aromatic ring. The next chlorination will then happen at ortho or para position with respect to the first chlorine added and not at the meta site of the -CHO group.

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You're welcome. Btw you're also a very talented individual I must say. Both of you. You've practiced physics way better than I have. I still get baffled by some of your problems @Aaron Jerry Ninan

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Hmm, Nice way, Mynes was a bit longer :P. First added $-COOH$ in the Ring. Then Nitration (2 eqv). Converted $-NH2$ to $-NO2$ and then to Diazonium Salt. Then CuCl ( 2eqv.) to make both of them Cl. Then added $\text{Red P, HI}$. Its all :P..

I know I am sillier than you. SO... silly method :(

@Md Zuhair
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The method you've shown seems to work fine but I have some queries.
1. After the first nitration, the ring will be highly deactivated so the chances of a second nitration are very low.
2. How do you reduce -NO2 to -NH2 is also important. (Sn/Fe + HCl) works just fine, while reduction using hydrogen will reduce the carboxylic group as well.
Rest of the reaction looks fine to me. :)

@Tapas Mazumdar
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No... Not excelled :P... Yeah.. Nowadays.. Chemistry seems interesting and scoring too.. Realised that, One can score in chemistry the most.... So to qualify exams... I study it and now.. It seems quite interesting..... But still P>M>C :P...

@Tapas Mazumdar
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Ohkay. Not that Bad. You are getting NIT. Now prepare for JEE Adv. to the fullest! And dont take much pressure... You were a Bio student. You managed Bio also in 12th.... So Your rank is quite nice!! :D

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Please try this!! If you have good conversions, we can make a Chemistry Organic Conversion Contest.

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$-COOH$ in the Ring. Then Nitration (2 eqv). Converted $-NH2$ to $-NO2$ and then to Diazonium Salt. Then CuCl ( 2eqv.) to make both of them Cl. Then added $\text{Red P, HI}$. Its all :P..

Hmm, Nice way, Mynes was a bit longer :P. First addedI know I am sillier than you. SO... silly method :(

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@Tapas Mazumdar !!!! :D...

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