ANC floral tribute criticised

2012-04-12 13:03
Durban - The DA has accused the ANC of using floral decorations at a park in Durban to promote itself, The Mercury reported on Thursday.

The floral display at Jameson Park, in Morningside, reads: "100 years of selfless struggle."

Democratic Alliance councillor Martin Meyer told the newspaper the Constitution made a clear separation between party and state, and public land should not be used by any political party for personal agendas.

eThekwini municipal parks head Thembinkosi Ngcobo denied that the ANC was involved in the project.

He said it formed part of the "cultural mapping programme" to address social cohesion by commemorating special events and remembering people who were not recognised before 1994.

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