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Hawking without Permits

As part of the satyagrah hundreds of Indians hawked goods in the towns of the Transvaal without permits. Gandhi is shown demanding from Gen Botha and the other Boer leaders that he be arrested as the inspirer of the satyagrah, instead of the hawkers. The rigorous application of the immigration laws relating to Asians led to the pauperisation of hundreds of petty traders of Indian origin.

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