Tamil, Telugu radio on the way
ACTIVISTS and cultural leaders today take the first steps towards establishing a radio station to cater for Tamil and Telugu communities.
To this end, the inaugural meeting, at the David Landau Community Centre in Asherville, Durban, will be attended by: Balan Govender, who chairs the Merebank Tamil School Society; Dinesh Naidoo, deputy president of the Andhra Maha Sabha of South Africa; M V Rajah, president of the Natal Tamil Vedic Society; S R Pather, deputy president of the Vedic Society; Seelan Archary, who chairs the Mariammen Temple in Mount Edgecombe; Gopal Pillay of the SA Tamil Sanhgam; and K H Moodley of the Devasthanam of South Africa.
Office bearers of the KwaZulu-Natal Tamil Federation, the World Saiva Council and numerous other cultural organisations are also expected to participate.
Journalist Subry Govender, who is initiating the project with former struggle activist Swaminathan Gounden, said there was overwhelming support for a station.