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864, LO/228/179
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Sharma, Chhotubhai, 1902 - , Interviewee, Male, Teacher;
Speaker: Parma, Arvin, Interviewer,

Summary of interview item: Recalls life as a teacher in India, Kenya, Uganda and England. Recalls leaving India in 1928 to migrate to Kenya. Recalls meeting Gandhi and college education in India. Describes coming to Leicester from Uganda in 1972, including the refugee camp and trying to find work. Talks about his family and his religious conviction. Talks about his travel and work as a teacher. Reflects on treatment of Africans. Recalls India before Independence. Mentions Jomo Kenyata and the struggle for Kenyan independence.
Place of birth: Gujarat, India
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s 1970s
Language: English

Recording Date: 22/11/1985
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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