Interview with Kewal R. Malkani [sound recording]

Material Information

Interview with Kewal R. Malkani [sound recording]
Series Title:
India: A People Partitioned Oral Archive
Alternate Title:
Interview with K. R. Malkani [sound recording]
Malkani; Kewalram Ratanmal Malkani (1921-2003); Indian politician and editor
Whitehead; Andrew (fl 1974-2014); journalist and historian ( contributor )
Malkani, K. R. ( contributor )
Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) ( contributor )
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Copyright Date:
© 2018 Andrew Whitehead and the interviewee(s). All rights reserved. Used here with permission.


Subjects / Keywords:
ایشیا -- برطانوی راج
एशिया -- ब्रिटिश राज
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਬਰਤਾਨਵੀ ਰਾਜ
এশিয়া -- ব্রিটিশ ভারত
Asia -- Pakistan -- Sindh -- Karachi
ایشیا -- پاکستان -- سندھ -- کراچی
एशिया -- पाकिस्तान -- सिंध -- कराची
এশিয়া -- পাকিস্তান -- সিন্ধু -- করাচী
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ -- ਸਿੰਧ -- ਕਰਾਚੀ
Partition of India (1947) ( LCSH )
Pakistan -- History -- Partition (1947) ( LCSH )
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 ( LCSH )
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 -- Oral histories ( LCSH )
تقسیم ہند (1947)
ভারত বিভাজন (1947)
भारत का विभाजन (1947)
ਭਾਰਤ ਦੀ ਵੰਡ (1947)
(1947) ہندستان دی ونڈ
Refugees ( LCSH )
Oral histories
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- British Raj
24.86 x 67.01


Kewal R Malkani interviewed about Sindh; Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS); refugees; views on Partition ( en )
General Note:
Biographical history: Kewal R. Malkani was born in Hyderabad, Sindh in 1921. He joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1941. In January 1948 he crossed over to Delhi. He was editor of the RSS newspaper the 'Organiser' and later 'Panchjanya'. He wrote Muhammad Ali Jinnah's obituary in the 'Hindustan Times'. He was a newspaper editor and author of historical works, including 'The Sindh Story' in 1984. Malkani was associated with the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and was a founder of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was Vice-President of the BJP, 1991-1994 and member of the Indian Upper House of Parliament between 1994-2000. Before his death he served Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry from 2002. He died on 27 October 2003.
General Note:
Interview by Andrew Whitehead at Bharatiya Janata Party office, Delhi, India
General Note:
Conditions governing reproduction: The recording is available for consultation without restriction, and short extracts (up to 50 words) can be published with an appropriate acknowledgement. Any publication of longer extracts or use of interviews for broadcast requires the prior written permission of Andrew Whitehead.
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Duration: 00:55:07
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Recording no.: 37
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Date of Interview: 16 January 1997
General Note:
Audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 30, Side A + B
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Related material: Partial transcript and notes compiled by Andrew Whitehead available at SOAS Library. Reference: OA3/02/01
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Publication note: Research for broadcast of the BBC World Service radio series 'India: A People Partitioned' (1997)
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Order with this reference: OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4
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VIAF (name authority) : Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) : URI
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Malkani, K. R. : URI

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Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Special Collections
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4 ( Order with reference )
OA3/01/07/02 ( CALM Reference number )


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