Reena Kapoor and Anurag Wadehra

Recorded May 7, 2015 Archived May 7, 2015 38:28 minutes
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Description

Anurag Wadehra (52) interviews his wife, Reena Kapoor (49), about her involvement in the 1947 Partition Archive Project. Reena talks about the legend of her grandmother and her experience as a survivor of the Partition. Reena also talks about the importance of history, remembering and healing.

Subject Log / Time Code

R talks about where she grew up and the meaning of 'home.'
R talks about her grandmother and the impact she's had on her.
R tells the story of her grandmother fleeing, returning, and escaping Peshawar during the Partition.
R tells the story of how her grandmother returned from Peshawar with her family's gold.
R talks about the 1947 Partition Archive and its purpose.
R talks about what she gains from interviewing survivors of the Partition.
R talks about what surprises her from the interviews.
R talks about the importance of history.
R talks about what she's most proud of.
R talks about how she wants to be remembered.
A talks about how lucky he feels about creating a home with R and their daughter.

Participants

  • Reena Kapoor (b. 1966)
  • Anurag Wadehra (b. 1963)

Recording Location

SFPL

Venue / Recording Kit

Partnership Type

Outreach