23 January, The DCC tables objections to the Technical Sub Committee’s plans for race based zoning proposals from 15 organisations and individuals representing White interests. The entire Bo Kaap area is declared a Malay area under the Group Areas Act.
August, Schornville is declared a White area & the government proposes to move Coloured people 2 Briedbach, an area without roads, sanitation or other facilities. However, residents protest & convene a meeting where they unanimously resolve not to move.
People from White River are removed to Ngodini (Kaboweni), while others are sent to Pienaar, Tlautlau, Emanyeveni and Edwaleni where they erected their own shelters and establish informal settlements.
The Action Committee to Stop Eviction (ACTSTOP) is formed in Johannesburg by Indian & Coloured communities 2 fight against the Group Area Act & stop people from being evicted in areas that had been declared White. Cassim Saloojee serves as chairperson