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CHRONOLOGY 1900

1900

January

(prior to) 7

Informed authorities of Indians' readiness for further Ambulance work.

1900

January

7

Indian Ambulance Corps  re-formed and stationed at Estcourt.

1900

January

21

Corps in action at  Spion Kop; carried wounded to base under fire.

1900

January

28

Corps again disbanded  about this time after three weeks' service.

1900

March

1

Sent message of congratulations to General Buller on relief of Ladysmith.

1900

March

8

Circulated text of Congress message of condolence on W.W. Hunter's death.

1900

March

14

Addressed public meeting of Indians and Europeans held to felicitate British Generals on victory in Boer  War.

1900

March

(post)  14

Contributed to The Times of India detailed account about doings of Indian Ambulance Corps.

1900

March

(prior  to) 26

Released to Durban Press text of resolutions congratulating British Generals and their acknowledgment  thereof.

1900

April

11

Issued appeal for donations to Durban Indian Hospital.

1900

April

20, 24

Addressed personal letters, forwarding presents to leaders and men of Ambulance Corps.

1900

May

21

Conveyed to Queen Victoria Indians' felicitations on her birthday.

1900

July

13

Circulated resolution thanking East India Association, London, for good work in the cause of South African  Indians.

1900

July

30

Appealed through Press  for funds for relief of famine in India.

1900

August

14

Informed Colonial Secretary of having forwarded to Turkish Ambassador in London Indians' address of  felicitations to Sultan of Turkey on silver jubilee of his reign.

1900

September

24

Wrote to Town Clerk, Durban, against enactment of bye-law prohibiting carrying of colored passengers by Indian  riksha-haulers in rikshas marked "For Europeans only".

1900

October

8

Addressed  communications to Dadabhai Naoroji concerning work of Indian National Congress for South  African Indians and forwarded draft resolution thereon for ensuing Congress session.

1900

December

6

Cabled Cape Town  Indian leader to offer address to Lord Roberts.

1900

December

14

Defended indentured  Indian, Chellagadu, charged for absenting from work without permission.

1900

December

21

Presided over Indian  School annual function in Durban.

1900

December

24

Presented petition to  Natal Governor against Durban Town Council's bye-law concerning Indian riksha-haulers.