Archive / Audio / L.C. Mehra

Interview number: 202

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1974-08-20

Length 40 minutes

Condition notes: Noisy microphone; volume variation

L.C. Mehra, engineer, talks briefly about Karachi, the many jails he was in, communal riots and Hindu/Muslim/Sikh relations in Lahore, and the expectation that Partition would put Lahore in India.

Coverage notes: ; NWFP, Lahore, Karachi; Rowlatt Act; Goa; ‘Praja Mitra’, ‘The Tribune’; khana, mohallas, kutchas, goondas, seths; Alipore, Rangoon, Mandalay, Bassein; jails; Zafar’s tomb, Idgah mosque, Sikh shrines; Peace Committee; Madrasa-tul-Islam; 1910-1947