Archive / Audio / P. BHARUCHA

Interview number: 240

Interviewer: Gandhi, Arun

Interview date: 1969-10-10

Length: 48 minutes

Condition notes: Microphone and background noise.

P. Bharucha, Parsee solicitor, talks of his family background, his education and early career, the C.D. boycotts, the ‘Congress Bulletin’, Nasik jail, and the Muslim riots in Calcutta and the reprisals.

Coverage notes: Broach, Poona, Bombay, Calcutta, Oxford, Montpelier; Law Practice; Civil Disobedience, ‘Congress Bulletin’; boycott movement; Nasik jail; spinning, charkha; Socialist Party of India, corruption; Ispahani, Direct Action Day; Muslims, Calcutta riots, aftermath; khanjars; Bhayyas, Sikhs; Bengal famine; 1920-1946