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We salute you Madiba!

07 December 2013, 19:57

Our family has a little history with Madiba when the ANC was banned.

It was the late Gopalall Hurbans that had chosen my grandfather (BHOTI)'S farm to build a rondavel at the bottom foothills of a district known as Becketts Farm.

The ANC used to have their meetings on this farm. However the news had got to the police and the police had come to arrest my grandfather on his dying bed.

Fortunately my grandpa passed away while the police awaited his recovery.

The family served as host to the ANC, serving them tea and light refreshments.

It was at these meetings that the family learnt about the injustices of apartheid and thus it was passed onto us.

As a new generation we never gave in to injustices to anyone and thus became to cherish our surroundings.

The family name was synonymous to be known as helpers of the poor.

To this day the poor speak of the great hospitality that was shown to the poor and many ANC cadres will still remember this.

On behalf of the Bhoti Family

We salute you Madiba!
You have been not just a father of our nation but a true inspiration to every nation.
You leave a legacy - Truth and Reconciliation.
Just this legacy is a lesson for the future generation.
Sow love to get love!
Every South African should build on this legacy to keep South Africa as the Learning Centre of the World.

May the Lord accept you as a Man of Peace.

Msa of Rsa


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