Archive / Audio / M. Kara

Interview number: 114

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1969-09-17

Length 36 minutes

Condition notes: Clean

Miss Maniben Kara, Vice-President of the Hind Mazdoor Sabha, President of the Western Railway Employees’ Union, the Merchant Navy Officers’ Union, and the Workers’ Education Society, and Member of the Renaissance Association and of the All-India Women’s Conference, gives her views of the social and political scene from 1929 to 1969, with emphasis on the dilemma of whether to support Britain against Fascism during the Second World War.

Coverage notes: Naidu; Seva Mandir; M.N. Roy; V.B. Karnik; World War II dilemma; debtor nation; Praja Socialists; foreign interference; Radical Humanist; freedom; 1929-1969