Archive / Audio / M. DAYAL

Interview number: 226

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1990-08-01

Length Not known

Condition notes: No audio is available for this interview

M. Dayal, scholar, author, broadcaster, very briefly describes Chandni Chowk’s history, the Hardinge Bomb Case, Quit India, Partition problems in Delhi, and Nehru, Gandhi, Anisa Kidwai and Mushtaq Ahmad.

Coverage notes: Delhi; Chandni Chowk; Hardinge Bomb; Quit India; Partition holocaust; Nehru, Gandhi; Anisa Kidwai; Mushtaq Ahmad; Padma Bhushan Award; Jamadar; ‘Liberty’ pamphlets; palanquin; haveli; Kotwali; jawans; Connaught Place; Old Fort (Purana Qila); Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar); Delhi-wallahs; 1911-1959