Archive / Audio / K.D. Kohli

Interview number: 225

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1989-01-19

Length 44 minutes

Condition notes: High levels of microphone noise.

K.D. Kohli, journalist, talks of joining the C.D. Movement, Rawalpindi and Lyallpur jails, Lajpat Rai and his British tour, his experiences with ‘The Hindustan Times’ and other newspapers, Nehru’s ‘Eight-Days Interlude’ pamphlet, and Partition riots.

Coverage notes: Rawalpindi; Lyallpur; seers; ‘The Hindustan Times’; jail conditions; Pathans; tiktiki; Lajpat Rai; Oxford Majlis; ‘The National Call’, ‘Navyug’; The Printer’s House; ‘Eight-Days Interlude’ pamphlet; riots, refugees; Sardar Patel; Shahdara; Aligarh; Guru-ka-Bagh; newspaper production; 1920-1948