South African Indian Congress

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Not to be confused with South African Indian Council.

The South African Indian Congress (SAIC) was an organisation founded in 1924 in Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa. The congress is famous for its strong participation by Mahatma Gandhi and other prominent South African Indian figures during the time. Umar Hajee Ahmed Jhaveri was elected the first president of the South African Indian Congress. The SAIC was a member of the Congress Alliance.

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