Archive / Audio / J.B. Singh

Interview number: 208

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1975-07-27

Length 475 minutes

Condition notes: Noisy microphone


Singh, journalist/politician, talks of Maulana Ali, Lajpat Rai, Bhagat Singh, his newspapers and journalism, Lahore, political intrigues, Muslim-Hindu conflict, refugee migration, Kashmir, decline of Congress, Indira Gandhi, and Rashid and Shraddhanand.


Coverage notes: Chauri Chaura; Maulana Ali, Lajpat Rai, Bhagat Singh, Das, Dev, Nehru, Gandhi, Malaviya, Chand, Lajjavati, Dutt, Sushila, Durga, Bose, Khan, Azad, Jinnah, Abdullah, Pant, Jain, Moraes, Indira Gandhi; ‘Nation’, ‘Tribune’, ‘National Call’, Nav Bharat’, ‘The People’, ‚ÄúTimes of India’, ‘Comrade’, ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Young India’, ‘The Hamdard’, ‘Tej’, ‘Milap’, Pratap’, ‘Arjun’; Lahore; Kashmir, Pakistan, Frontier Province; Delhi; Simla; Bengal, Punjab; Jalandhar; gauras; ekkas; mohallas, Sanyasi; Hindu-Muslim unity, Sikhs, Maharajahs, Pathans; Journalists’ Union, Federation; Khilafat; Tabligh, Shuddhi; Shraddhanand, Rashid; Congress, Muslim League; communalism, patriotism, separatism, feudalism, imperialism, secularism; goondas; refugees; migration; World Peace; Varna; Jama Masjid; Ulema, Pandit; 1919-1975