Archive / Audio / E. Stracey

Interview number: 035

Interviewer: Rawding, Maj. F.W.

Interview date: 1974-01-03

Length 30 minutes

Condition notes: Clean

Mr. Eric Stracey, Inspector General of Police, (Vigilance and Anti-corruption), State of Tamil Nadu, talks of his life as a police officer, and problems of corruption in India. Interviewed in Madras by Maj. F.W. Rawding, 03-01-74

[See also: Centre of South Asian Studies Archive Collections for Eric Stracey’s memoir, Odd Man In

Coverage notes: corruption at low and high levels; Congress, Communism, Democracy; personal liberty, rule of law; Moplahs; Tamils; prisons; problems of being Anglo-Indian; 1920-1974