Interview number: 182
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1972-12-22
Length 79 minutes
Condition notes: Noisy microphone; interview ends abruptly, and there is no side (c) due to a ‘technical fault’ with the next cassette after recording.
S. Banker, Gandhi disciple, talks about the Home Rule League, the Kaira Satyagraha, the textile mill workers’ strike in Ahmedabad (1918), agitation following the Rowlatt Act, and gives an insight into the inner Gandhi while in jail.
Coverage notes: Khadi Board; Charkha Sangh; Mazdoor Mahajan; Besant, Tilak; Khaira; textile mills; Anasuyaben; Hind Swaraj; ‘Young India’, ‘Navjivan’; Khilafat; Parsis; Bardoli, Chauri Chaura; Yeravada; Somali; namaskaar; working class; 1915-1923