Archive / Audio / G.S. Potdar

Interview number: 135

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1970-04-06

Length 35 minutes

Condition notes: Switch noises, intermittent pulsing (machinery?) noises. Interviewee very softly spoken.

G.S. Potdar, journalist and screen-play writer, describes his and other leaders’ involvement in the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army, the making of bombs, avoiding detection, and the Delhi Conspiracy trial.

Coverage notes: Jhansi, Gwalior, Delhi (Jhandewala); Janakganj and Jhandewala bomb factories; decoity; Sadhu; ‘Navyug’, ‘Hindu’, ‘Azad Bharat’; 1930-1935