Interview with Azhar Abbas [sound recording]

Scope and Content

Azhar Abbas interviewed about Pakistani left and Communist Party of Pakistan. Limited discussion of Partition.

Administrative / Biographical History

Azhar Abbas was a former student activist and a clandestine member of the Communist Party of Pakistan.

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.



No transcript.

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

Location of Originals

MP3 audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 6, Side B


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