ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Lessons of Durban Riots

Lessons of Durban Riots The Durban riots were not an expression of permanent antagonism between Indians and native Africans but an explosion of deeper frustrations in a society where rapid urbanisation and forced proletarianisation had subjected large sections of both communities to 'conscious poverty', which meant inability to pay for a home or for adequate food and clothing.

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