Uma Shanker talks with S.A. Ayer, Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, 39 pages, April 28, 1972.
S.A. Ayer, Reuters correspondent, member of the Azad Hind cabinet, talks of the 1922 Gandhi trial; the Prince of Wales boycott; Chandra Bose and the Azad Hind government; the Indian National Army retreat from Rangoon; Chandra Bose's death; the Red Fort trials; Britain's decision to leave India.
page 01: Ayer's CV; Rash Bihari Bose; Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose; Indian Independence League; Indian National Army trials; Justice Broomfield, Mahatma Gandhi trial
page 02: Ahmedabad, Circuit House; Naidu, Kasturba, Malaviya; sedition, guilty plea; Socrates, Christ
page 03: Gandhi's statement; 124A, Indian Penal Code; non-violence; non-cooperation
page 04: Broomfield's statement; violence and anarchy the consequence
page 05: comparison with Tilak sentence; simple imprisonment for 6 years; frailty
page 06: Yeravada jail; appendicitis, release; Reuters report; Prince of Wales' visit
page 07: Elphinstone Road meeting, Parel; burning foreign clothes; rioting; Apollo Bunder reception; Parsi targets; Gandhi reaction; boycott, hartal
page 08: Bangkok; War in East Asia; Rash Bihari Bose; Indian Independence Movement; Japanese influence; I.I.M. publicity
page 09: Indian Independence League; Singapore; Indian Defence League; Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose; Mandalay, Burma
page 10: Nathalal Parikh; Bose dispute with Reuters; Cathay Cinema; Provisional Government, Azad Hind
page 11: Netaji's proclamation; final struggle, free nation; N... read more
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