Archive / Audio / L.M. Shrikant

Interview number: 190

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1973-01-11

Length 33 minutes

Condition notes: Noisy microphone; considerable volume variation in Shrikant’s delivery, eased in places here

L.M. Shrikant, Congressman, describes his participation in the various Freedom Movement activities and his constructive work for the Scheduled Castes and Tribes, especially the Bhil tribals of Panchmahals.

Coverage notes: Girgaum, Panchmahals; prohibition; Scheduled Castes and Tribes; Dohad taluka; Bhil Adivasi Seva Mandals; Khadi Bhandar; ‘head load’; Halol; patels, talatis; ‘Hind Mata Ki Jai’; Backward Classes Board; Cooperatives; Symington; Mahua trees; charcoal; Dohad; Socialist Party; ‘Harijan’; T.D. Blocks; Ashram schools; Tribal Research and Training Institutes; 1920-1970