Archive / Audio / S. Narayan

Interview number: 185

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1973-01-07

Length 104 minutes

Condition notes: Microphone noise, otherwise clean

Shriman Narayan, politician and author, explains the rationale behind many of the social, educational, political and economic developments of the years before and after Independence, and describes his contributions to some of them.

Coverage notes: educational reform, Nai Talim; Hindi, rashtra bhasha; Planning Commission; Bhoodan, Gramdan, Gram Daans; Segaon, Sevagram; Sakseria Commerce college; Panchayat; Bombay Plan; Gandhian ideology; Constituent Assembly; Constitution; Five Year Plans; ambar charkha; family planning; Shastri; Mahendra; Nepal, China; Telangana, padyatra; Gandhi, Nehru; Raghuvira dictionaries; 1936-1972