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Umar Hajee Ahmed Jhaveri was a Memon Indian South African businessman. It was a court case concerning him that brought Mahatma Gandhi to South Africa. Jhaveri was the first president of the South African Indian Congress.[1]


  1. ^ "South African Indian Congress (SAIC)". South African History Online. Archived from the original on 30 December 2023. Retrieved 6 January 2024.