Interview number: 162
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1970-09-05
Length 37 minutes
Condition notes: Slight microphone noises; slight distortion on R.H. channel
Dr. Aloo Dastur, Head of the Department of Civics and Politics at Bombay University, describes some of the episodes in Bombay during the Freedom Fight, 1930-1942.
Coverage notes: Bombay University; Congress Socialist Party; Bombay Students’ Brotherhood; Babu Ganu; social conventions, women’s participation; Muslims, Parsis; first ‘underground’ radio; Congress Bulletin news-sheet; Mithuben Petit Ashrams; Prof. Bhansali; ‘deeva’ device; Kasturba; Gandhi impact; role of language; 1930-1942