Archive / Audio / Y.K. Menon

Interview number: 112

Interviewer: Shanker, Uma

Interview date: 1969-09-04

Length 20 minutes

Condition notes: Clean

Y.K. Menon, free-lance journalist, talks of his civilian involvement in the Royal Indian Navy ‘Mutiny’ of February 1946, claiming that ‘several aspects of the event have never [before] been seen in print’.

[see also: for broader story of the ’46 affair]

Coverage notes: Lieut. Nair; H.M.I.S. Talwar; conditions; Commander King; Mutiny; Gandhi; Army; Lieut. Sen, Cochin; courts martial; I.N.A.; transfer of power; Capt. Knott; 1942-1946