Jayaseelen Naidoo

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Political and labour activist and former Minister for Posts and Broadcasting.

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20 December 1954
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Durban, South Africa

Jayaseelen “Jay” Naidoo was born on 20 December 1954 in Durban. He was the eighth child of Bakkium and Valatham Nadioo, a court interpreter. Naidoo matriculated from Sastri College, Durban in 1972.

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Last updated : 07-Nov-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 05-Oct-2012