Archive / Audio / T.R. DEOGIRIKAR

Interview number: 125

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1969-12-12

Length 91 minutes

Condition notes: Slight distortion and microphone handling throughout

Shri T.R. Deogirikar, popularly known as ‘Mama Sahib’, describes the Freedom Movement in Maharashtra, the Civil Disobedience Movement, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), and his 12 years as a Member of Parliament. At the time of this recording he was the Chairman of the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (Gandhi National Memorial Committee) in Poona.

Coverage notes: ‘Mama Sahib’; Freedom Movement; Civil Disobedience Movement; Congress Working Committee; Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC); Quit India (’42); Congress MP (’50-’62); Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (Gandhi National Memorial); Constitution; 1920-1969