Archive / Audio / D. Naik

Interview number: 183

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1973-01-05

Length 38 minutes

Condition notes: Noisy microphone; variable volume – adjusted

D. Naik, Gandhi disciple, talks about his uplift/welfare work for the Scheduled Castes and Tribes all over India but particularly in the Panchmahals, the Assam earthquake, famine relief, and cooperative movements.

Coverage notes: Panchmahals; Bhils, tribals; Thakkar Bapa; Dohad, Jhalod, Olpad; famine relief; Assam earthquake; Padma Shri; Harijan, Adivasi; welfare; Forest Law; chowdies, chawkis; cooperatives; forest ‘coupes’; N.E.F.A.; Naxalite; Dhebar; 1916-1972