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South African Tamil Federation

President
SA Tamil Federation

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SA Tamil Federation

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The Bursary Fund was established four ...

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The Bursary Fund was established four years ago by Mr Mickey Chetty, the President of the South African Tamil Federation after it was found that many Tamil children who excelled in academic studies who could not afford the high tuition fees of our Universities and Colleges. Mr Chetty and several Tamil business funded the first bursary fund. The bursaries are outright and were allocated through a criteria set out by the committee.

It has been a trend of the Federation to continue the sterling work undertaken by Mr Chetty and well wishers.


First Tamil song and dance festival in South Africa - Newindpress.com

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"It's a dream come true," said Mickey Chetty, president of the South African Tamil Federation.Chetty had proposed the idea 12 years ago of a national event on the lines of the one hosted for decades by the Natal Tamil Vedic Society (NTVS).

Chetty said it was particularly significant that the inaugural song and dance festival was being hosted in the same year that South Africa was celebrating 10 years of democracy.Tamil federations came from KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape and the Western Cape provinces to participate.
The KwaZulu-Natal province, where most of South Africa's 1.2 million Indians live, won the Eisteddfod against stiff competition from the host province.The Cape provinces, participating in an event like this for the first time, had entries in only a few of the more than 40 different categories.
Chetty said he proposed to make it into an international event soon.
"There are lots of people around the world who want to participate in an international Eisteddfod.Singapore, Malaysia and Mauritius have already given an indication as also Chennai, India.I think the visit to South Africa by the Indian president last month has given us the opportunity to interact directly with the role-players."
Addressing the participants, Chetty thanked everyone for helping to make the show a success.


Prajapati Vishva Ashram

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Mickey Chetty, president of the SA Tamil Federation, adds, "The executive of that organization or institution needs to establish what is acceptable.


Sunday Times - South Africa's best selling newspaper

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But the head of the SA Tamil Federation, Mickey Chetty, poured scorn on the plan, saying it was "wrong" to run a campaign along linguistic lines.


NRIinternet.com---NRI rush to help tsunami victims

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"We are appealing to all South Africans to give up just one day of their monthly salaries to assist those left destitute by this disaster," SATF president Mickey Chetty said, adding that a special bank account number would be advised.

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