Interview Segment

Billy Nair interviewed by D Shongwe
July 12, 2002 in Durban, South Africa.
"... in 1950 or 1951 I became a full-time trade unionist..."[3:13]

Billy Nair describes how he began work as a trade unionist in Durban in the early 1950s, soon after the passive resistance campaign against the Ghetto Act. He also became active in the National Indian Congress and the African National Congress.

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Collection: Voices of Resistance, Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre

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