Non-racialism: Monacc launch

2010-06-07 00:00

THE Monty Naicker Commemorative Committee (Monacc) was launched at the Durban City Hall last week to promote non-racialism as a cornerstone of nation building in South Africa.

The guest speaker was struggle stalwart Mac Maharaj. He said the late Dr Monty Naicker, who was president of the now disbanded Natal Indian Congress (NIC), lived out his life with an absolute commitment to non-racialism.

Committee member Dilly Naidoo, who explained the Monacc initiative, said Naicker showed it is possible for a community to define itself through its religion, culture and language, and yet assume a broader national identity as South Africans.

Former NIC official and leader in the KZN Release Mandela Campaign, Paul David, was elected as president.

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