Interview number: 221
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1987-06-03
Length 161 minutes
Condition notes: Very noisy microphone; volume surges; 7min 40sec of blank audio removed at 02:35 on side(d)
B.P. Jain, publisher/politician, talks about the Assembly and Viceregal train bombs, the Delhi bomb factory, jail life, the I.N.C., arguments for and against joining the War, and finally portrays the character of Chandra Shekhar Azad.
Coverage notes: Asembly, Viceregal bombs, bomb factory; jail life; I.N.C.; WWII; Chandra Shekhar Azad; Meerut; Delhi; M.N Roy; ‘Vanguard’, ‘Radical Humanist’, ‘Navyug’, ‘Pratap’; Singh, Dutt, Azad, Charan; Badshah Gul; Gadodia Store; Regulation 3 of 1818; Delhi, Multan jails; Munda-Khana; kurta, pyjamas; Nehru; feudal system, fascism, democracy; Radical Democratic Party; zamindar; tehsildar; thana; non-Aryan race; ararh-kid-al; sethji; munim; hundi; Nalgarha farm; patwari; neelgae; mandi; hartal; pukka, kutcha; 1929-1945