Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Pandirker, S, 1943 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Kirrane, S, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Describes progress through school and college in Henawi, South India. Recalls visiting Bombay, Canada, London, and compares these places. Describes meeting husband and coming to Leicester. Gives first impressions of Leicester. Details artistic development, hampered by illnesses in family. Compares attitudes to widows in India and England, describes differences in religious observance and housing. Details the caste system and changes in the system. Describes her paintings, outlines use of colour in saris and different jewelry.
Place of birth: Henawi, Southern India
Marital Status: Widowed, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Henawi, Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s
Recording Date: 26/6/1986
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full Clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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