Interview number: 159
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1970-08-26
Length 138 minutes
Condition notes: Good condition
R.R. Diwakar, journalist/politician, talks of the Swadeshi Movement of 1905-’06 and describes the mood and freedom activities in India, especially the Karnatak, through to Independence and beyond. A Kannada speaker, he has written several books in that language.
Coverage notes: Deccan; Kannada [Kanarese]; ‘Samyukt Karnatak’, ‘Karmaveer’, ‘Kasturi’; Swadeshi, Swaraj; Lingaites, Brahmins; Khadi; Council Entry; Gandhi, Satyagraha; Karnatak Unification; bhajan; No-Tax; Hubli; Linguistic Provinces; Aga Khan Palace; Belgaum; Atlee; Mountbatten; Bihar; Brahma-Sakti, tapasa; 1904-1970