Archive / Audio / D. R. Harkare

Interview number: 145

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1970-06-10

Length 120 minutes

Condition notes: Microphone noise; right-hand channel slightly weak throughout, but especially so from about 05:00 to about 35:00 in part 2

D.R. Harkare, veteran freedom fighter and Gandhi disciple since 1918, is best known for his constructive activities, village industries, slum clearances and social works.

Coverage notes: Gandhi’s ‘inner voice’; petromax; no-tax campaign; Vinoba; Basic education; asans; Hindustani prachar; ; Kanya, Mahila Ashram; Bhojanalaya; sabotage; Broach District; currency printing; Khadi (Sahakari) Gramudyog Sangh; Gandhi Smarak Nidhi; Sarvodaya; Lok Seva Sangh; Bhoodan, Gramdan; 1911-1970