H.K. Burki interviewed about Lahore; leaving east Punjab; Muhajirs
Interview with H. K. Burki [sound recording]
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- ReferenceGB 102 OA3/01/13/91
- Dates of Creation7 April 1997
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description00:28:25
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
H.K. Burki was born into a Pathan family in Jalandhar. He was in Lahore during Partition and travelled to Jalandhar to help family leave. He became a hockey player and was captain of the Pakistan national team. He became a journalist on 'Pakistan Times' and spent 10 years working in London for the 'Picture Post'. He married an Irish-national.
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 H. K. Burki's home, Islamabad, Pakistan
Location of Originals
MP3 audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 57, Side B