Archive / Audio / M.S. Mathur

Interview number: 220

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1986-11-03

Length 27 minutes

Condition notes: Microphone noise; brief aberration at 00:50

M.S. Mathur, Inspector-General Indian Police Service, briefly describes junior and senior police life in the U.P. during the years either side of Independence.

Coverage notes: relationships, postings, discriminations; Mirzapur, Fatehgarh, Mainpuri, Deoria, Agra; Chehlum; plague; Freda; senior ICS; British police; dacoits, rioters, Satyagrahis; Independence; law lacunae; masters/equals; 1931-1961