Interview with Ajit Bhattacharjea [sound recording]

Material Information

Interview with Ajit Bhattacharjea [sound recording]
Series Title:
India: A People Partitioned Oral Archive
Bhattacharjea; Ajit (1924-2011) Indian journalist
Whitehead; Andrew (fl 1974-2014); journalist and historian ( contributor )
Bhattacharjea, Ajit ( 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 -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir
Asia -- Pakistan -- Azad Jammu and Kashmir
ایشیا -- ہندوستان -- جموں وکشمیر
एशिया -- भारत -- जम्मू और कश्मीर
এশিয়া -- ভারত -- জম্মু ও কাশ্মীর
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਭਾਰਤ -- ਜੰਮੂ ਕਸ਼ਮੀਰ
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
Airlift, Military ( LCSH )
Oral histories
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- British Raj
32.49731 x 75.026943


Ajit Bhattacharjea interviewed about Kashmir airlift; Sheikh Abdullah. ( en )
General Note:
Biographical history: Ajit Bhattacharjea was an Indian journalist and newspaper editor. He was born in 1924 in Shimla and educated at St. Stephen's College, Delhi. In 1947, he was in Srinagar to cover the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947-1948 as a journalist with 'The Hindustan Times'. He later became editor of 'The Hindustan Times', 'The Times of India' and 'The Indian Express'. Following his retirement as an editor, Bhattacharjea served as Director of Press Institute of India and campaigned on the issue of the right to information. He died on the 5th April 2011.
General Note:
Interview by Andrew Whitehead at Ajit Bhattacharjea's office in 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.
General Note:
Duration: Duration: 00:13:53
General Note:
Recording no.: 55
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Date of Interview: 12 March 1997
General Note:
Audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 41, Side A
General Note:
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)
General Note:
Order with this reference: OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) : URI
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Bhattacharjea, Ajit : URI

Record Information

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 )
OA3/01/09/02 ( CALM Reference number )


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