Interview number: 222
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1987-07-14
Length 77 minutes
Condition notes: Very noisy microphone
R. Krishna, politician, talks of his early days with the I.N.C., life in various jails, life in Punjabi politics, Haripura and Tripura Congress sessions, the Quit India period, communal tensions, refugees, and the first Indo-Pakistan War.
Coverage notes: Punjab; Jhang; Jullunder; I.N.C.; Lahore; Bhangra nautch; Multan, Jhang jails; Khudai Khidmatgars; Red Shirts; Haripura; Karachi; chakki atta, cow’s ghee; chatais; Kakori Case; kisans; langar; Tripura; Forward Bloc; Chowk; chanda; Smt. Savitri Devi; ‘Harijan’; WWII; Quit India; kotwali; mohallas; Muslim League; Constitution Assembly; zaildar, nambardar; zamindar; dera; haisiyat; food crisis; 1st Indo-Pakistan War; kisans; Savitri Devi’s Satyagraha; 1929-1965