Munsami Govindsamy (known as George) Naicker

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forker, Trade Unionist and community activist and leader.

First name: 
Munsami Govindsamy (known as George)
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Munsami Govindsamy Naicker, known as George Naicker, was born at Mount Edgecombe, a sugar estate on 20 July 1944, the youngest of six sisters and two brothers.  Both his maternal and paternal grandparents worked on the sugar cane estates.  His father was born at Mount Edgecombe,   Natal Estates and his mother was born at Tongaat.

• To read an interview with George Naicker, conducted by Dimakatso Shongwe in Phoenix, Durban on 17 September 2002, click here. This interview was referenced in writing this biography. [accessed 19 October 2009]

Last updated : 17-Feb-2011

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011