Archive / Audio / N.K. Nigam

Interview number: 199

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1974-07-21

Length 57 minutes

Condition notes: Microphone noise, some voice distortion

N.K. Nigam, Hindu College lecturer, politician, author, talks at length of the revolutionary Hindustan Socialist Republican Association and its modus operandi and briefly of the Delhi Conspiracy Case, jail experiences, and Congress.

Coverage notes: HSRA; Azad; Hindu College; INC, Congress; Delhi Conspiracy; 1857 Mutiny; Boy Scouts, Sanskrit School; ‘money actions’, dacoity; Gadodia; Kailashpati; Ajmer; betrayals; Kanpur, Banares, Shahpur, Ambala, Sialkot, Multan Ferozepur jails; moonjh patta, baan; Dikshit; Tata; prabhat pheries; Kashmere Gate; 1857-1947