Archive / Audio / D.R. CHAUDHRY

Interview number: 194

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1974-05-08

Length 53 minutes

Condition notes: Noisy microphone; volume variations (mostly normalised); stereo balance variation; 12 seconds pause removed at 01:22.

D.R. Chaudhry, politician, talks of the Arya Samaj movement, the Congress movement, jail life, the Quit India movement, Muslim/Hindu conflict and amity in Delhi pre- and post-’47, and some of the leading figures of those times.

Coverage notes: ; Arya Samaj; Ludhiana; Delhi; Vedic culture; Dominion status; Vande Matram; Multan; Chandni Chowk; cyclostyle; riots, revenge; Balia; ‘Dawn’, ‘Tej’, ‘Arjun’; migration to Pakistan; Lahore; Kripalani; Daryaganj; Cucha Chelan; 1922-1947