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Lack of tolerance, says Tamil Federation

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The Tamil Federation of Gauteng (TFG) North Region promotes Religion and Culture within its respective communities. As South Africans of Indian Origin we have been marginalized for many years during the country‚Äôs colonization and than Apartheid. For years during the Apartheid the various members of our various religious communities worked side by side. We respected each others cultural, religious and value systems. Subsequent to our democracy and the adoption of our new constitution our religious and cultural rights have become enshrined in our constitution. This is an extract from the South African Constitution: 31. Cultural, religious and linguistic communities Persons belonging to a cultural, religious or linguistic community may not be denied the right, with other members of that community to enjoy their culture, practice their religion and use their language; and b. To form, join and maintain cultural, religious …

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