Archive / Audio / General Kshatra Bikram Rana

Interview number: 005

Interviewer: Rawding, Major F.W.

Interview date: 1973-10-18

Length 45 minutes

Condition notes: Clean.

Home Secretary and Private Secretary to the King of Nepal – History of Nepal and history of his own part in Nepalese Government affairs. During the Second World War he commanded a Nepali battalion supporting the British on the Burma front. After the war he was caught up in the revolutionary Independence Movement in Nepal. Because of his special training and qualities of character, he was useful to both pre- and post- palace revolutionary governments

Coverage notes: Burma Campaign; Civil Service; Chief Secretary Nepal Govt.; Independence Movement; views on Government; retired 1973