Interview with Ved Marwah [sound recording]

Scope and Content

Ved Marwah interviewed about: Partition violence; Peshawar during Partition.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ved Prakash Marwah was born in Peshawar in 1932. He was a policemen, working as Commissioner of Police, Delhi and Director General of the National Security Guard.

Marwah later served as Governor of Manipur (1999-2003), Governor of Mizoram (2000-2001), and Governor of Jharkhand (2003-2004)

Access Information

MP3 audio file can be accessed on DVD-R in Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. Users must bring their own headphones and computer to consult material.


Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

The recording is available for consultation without restriction, and short extracts (up to 200 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.

Copyright held by Andrew Whitehead

Custodial History

Interview by Andrew Whitehead

Related Material

Partial transcript and notes compiled by Andrew Whitehead available at SOAS Library. Reference: OA3/02/01

Location of Originals

MP3 audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 55, Side A


Research for broadcast of the BBC World Service radio series 'India: A People Partitioned' (1997)