Archive / Audio / N. Limaye

Interview number: 148

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1970-07-09

Length 26 minutes

Condition notes: Variable volume; microphone noises throughout – some of the worst have been removed.

Nilubhai Limaye, proprietor of the ‘Poonam’ restaurant, member of the Poona Municipal Corporation and of the Samyukt Socialist Party, describes some of his underground activities in the Poona area in 1942, and the attitude of Indian soldiers towards the Freedom Movement.

Coverage notes: Poona, Calcutta; sabotage; Yeravada, escape, smuggling bhang; time-bombs; Tommies; radio station; Congress Socialist Party; Lohia; Indian Army’s attitude, jawans; 1942-1949