Many kammas in villages of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are land owners and agriculturists.
As a result, it was decided that Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim (an MK member) and George Naicker had to be taken out of the country for their own safety. He was attached to the Treasury Department, as the Assistant Treasurer under the Treasurer General, Thomas Nkobi at the ANC Headquarters here.
He was put in charge of the ANC farm at Chongella, where Sahdhan Naidoo was the manager.
The factors behind their success have been noted to be their generally enterprising nature and diligence.
The Kammas can legitimately claim the credit for introducing modern agricultural techniques in the state.
George was a delegate to the Congress of the People in June 1955.
He joined the South African Communist Party (SACP) around 1955 – 1956 when it was a banned organisation and membership was deemed illegal.
Assistant Secretary of the Natal Indian Farmers Union. Robben Island prisoner, in charge of the ANC farm at Chongella, Zambia, Assistant Treasurer of the ANCGeorge Naicker was one of six sons. He joined the Natal Indian Congress in 1941 and became an executive member in 1956 until his arrest on 1 September 1963.
At that time George was detained for 55 days under the notorious 90-Day Detention Law and was subsequently charged in the Natal sabotage trial sitting at Pietermaritzburg and sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment on 29 February 1964. Upon his release, on 28 February 1978, he was banned for five years.
On 11 October 1982, George Naicker addressed the special meeting of the Special Committee against Apartheid in observance of the Day of Solidarity with South African Political Prisoners at the United Nations.