Sheila Sen Gupta interviewed about Subhas Chandra Bose legacy during Partition violence; Direct Action Day/Great Calcutta Killings; Noakhali riots; violence towards women; Mridula Sarabhai; work retrieving abducted women.
Interview with Sheila Sen Gupta (2) [sound recording]
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- ReferenceGB 102 OA3/01/16/08
- Dates of Creation1 April 1998
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description01:01:31
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sheila Sen Gupta, née Bose was the daughter of Suresh Chadra Bose and niece of Subhas Chandra Bose. She was active in relief work following the Noakhali riots, and later in 1950 worked on relief in Delhi with Mridula Sarabhai, where she helped return women abducted during the Partition period.
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.
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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
Interview by Andrew Whitehead at Whitehead's home, Delhi, India
Location of Originals
MP3 audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 83, Side A + B