Interview number: 183
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1973-01-05
Length 38 minutes
Condition notes: Noisy microphone; variable volume – adjusted
D. Naik, Gandhi disciple, talks about his uplift/welfare work for the Scheduled Castes and Tribes all over India but particularly in the Panchmahals, the Assam earthquake, famine relief, and cooperative movements.
Coverage notes: Panchmahals; Bhils, tribals; Thakkar Bapa; Dohad, Jhalod, Olpad; famine relief; Assam earthquake; Padma Shri; Harijan, Adivasi; welfare; Forest Law; chowdies, chawkis; cooperatives; forest ‘coupes’; N.E.F.A.; Naxalite; Dhebar; 1916-1972