V. S. C. Pather

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Synopsis:
First name: 
V. S. C.
Last name: 
Pather
Date of birth: 
1887
Location of birth: 
Kimberley
Date of death: 
1942

When Raza Ali married a Hindu woman in 1936, Pather, with other Hindu members and officials, resigned from the NIC (see above, pp. 141 - 147). For two years, he was in the political wilderness and returned to the NIC in 1938. Thereafter, he was instrumental in the formation of the NIA in 1939 and the resuscitation of the NIC in 1945.


References:
• Taken over from Pahad, E. The Development of Indian Political Movements in South Africa, 1924-1946 . D.Phil thesis, University of Sussex, 1972.

Last updated : 17-Feb-2011

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