Archive / Audio / N. DESAI

Interview number: 192

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1973-01-13

Length 57 minutes

Condition notes: Noisy microphone

N. Desai, Gujarati author/journalist, talks anecdotally of the years before and during the Quit India movement, including women’s contributions, the Junagarh episode, and of his post-1947 activities

Coverage notes: ‘Gujarat Samachar’; Maha Gujarat; Kripalani; Viramgram, Dharasana; sack-cloth; Youth league, Students’ Unions; wives; Junagarh, aarzi hakumat; Indira Gandhi; Congress Party; mandap; 1930-1970