Interviewee ID: 990321
Parent's name: Tsedev
Year of Birth: 1935
Notes on education:
Work: history professor
Born in: Serüün galtai sum, Hentii aimag
Lives in: Bayanzürh sum (or part of UB), Ulaanbaatar aimag
Mother's profession: herder
Father's profession: herder
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Summary of Interview 090909B with Tseren
Tseren’s wife Tserendulam is a citizen of Bayandun sum of Dornod aimag. She graduated from the law faculty of the Mongolian National University. She did legal work. She retired after working as a secretary at the Ulaanbaatar city court. They have been together for 30 years.
“In the 1960s, people started talking about the cooperative movement and making argicultural cooperatives. Agricultural cooperation. It is about the collectivization movement in Mongolia. It means that herders joining the collective. According to Lenin’s concept it means agricultural cooperation. It is about agricultural cooperatives”.
At that time, it was considered that the private economy is harmful for the country's development and it was decided to develop a collective economy and encourage partnership in the country. Based on this, people voluntarily joined the cooperative. In Dadal sum of Hentii aimag, the first collective headed by Sharavorj was established.
At the end of the interview Tseren talked about the cultural campaigns.