Interview number: 248
Interviewer: Gandhi, Arun
Interview date: 1970-09-05
Length 116 minutes
Condition notes: ariable volume; feedback whine near end of part 2; recorded in Hindi, loose interpretation in places, transcript page timings approximate.
K. Vaidya, journalist/politician, describes his view of the fight for control of Madhya Pradesh between Maharajahs, Dewans, Political Agents, the police, the British and the Freedom Fighters. He was banished from several States.
Coverage notes: Madhya Pradesh, Jhabua, Ujjain; ‘Janmabhoomi’, Ratilal Shath; Praja Mandals; Willingdon; Rajas, harems; Major Shivaji; Ratlam; Praja Parishads; ‘Awaaz’; Narsinhgad; Jagdishsinh; Rajghad; Narsinghad; mandirs; Rajkumari; Dewan; Resident; ‘Harijan’; Shrimal, bribes; Nanda, Unions; Dassera; goondas; Khandwa; tiffin boxes; Madhya Bharat; 1922-1947