Archive / Audio / A. DASTUR

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