Archive / Audio / P.P. GOKHALE

Interview number: 138

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1970-05-24

Length 108 minutes

Condition notes: Slow delivery in places, long (ca.10 second) pauses.

P.P. (Baburao) Gokhale, Freedom Fighter, historian (‘Jagrit Satara’), and rural specialist, was closely associated with ‘Patri Sarkar’ (‘Parallel Government’) in the Satara district during the Quit India movement.

Coverage notes: Patri Sarkar (parallel government); agriculture; Home Rule League; anatyachar; Lok Seva Sangh; village/mass uplift; constructive work; rural reconstruction; Treaty of Bassein; Peshwa; Chapekar cult; 1802-1970