Interview number: 124
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1970-02-24
Length 91 minutes
Condition notes: Microphone handling noises throughout.
Shri Gopal Appaji Deshpande (popularly Tatya Saheb) tells of his part in the Non-cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movements in Maharashtra. He was the general secretary of the MPCC (1934-50), was connected with the Congress Women’s Organisation and the Rashtria Seva Dal, and as the Sarvodya Sanchalak, implemented the ‘village uplift’ scheme in Poona District.
Coverage notes: Non-cooperation, Civil Disobedience, Maharashtra; MPCC; Congress Women’s Organisation; ‘Quit India’; Individual CD; Rashtra Seva Dal; village Congress; Sarvodya Sanchalak, ‘village uplift’, Poona; 1918-1961