Archive / Audio / Usha Mehta

Interview number: 107

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1969-10-30

Length 25 minutes

Condition notes: Clean

Dr. Usha Mehta, professor of Political Science in Bombay, describes helping to set up and to broadcast patriotic propaganda from the clandestine ‘Congress Radio’ transmitter during the ‘Quit India’ struggle in 1942.

Coverage notes: ‘Congress Radio’; AICC; ‘Quit India’; Lohia, Kripalani, Jhaveri, Kripalani; parallel governments; Police; Yarwada; ‘humble mite’; 1939-1946