Gandhi, the British-trained lawyer who would later gain global fame as the hero of Indian independence, formed the Natal Indian Congress (NIC), an early political organization dedicated to fight against discriminatory laws.
What does NIC stand for?
NIC stands for Natal Indian Congress (South Africa)
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We have 324 other meanings of NIC in our Acronym Attic
- Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service Agency
- National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago (est. 1972)
- Northern Irish Bridge Union (card game)
- Nationaal Instituut Voor Budgetvoorlichting
- Non Invasive Break Up Time (measurement used in dry eye treatment)
- Nederlands Informatiecentrum Bodembeschermende Voorzieningen (Dutch: Learning English Soil Protective Services)
- National Independent Bookstore Week
- North Indian Bend Wash (EPA Superfund Site)
- John von Neumann Institute for Computing
- Nagoya International Center (Japan)
- National Ice Center (US)
- National Identification Code
- National Identity Card (Pakistan)
- National Immigration Conference (National Industrial Conference Board)
- National Incident Commander (US DHS)
- National Industrial Classification (India)
- National Informatics Centre (Department of Information Technology, government of India)
- National Information Center
- National Innovation Competition (various locations)
- National Innovation Council (India)
Samples in periodicals archive:
During his 21-year stay in South Africa, Mahatma Gandhi fought against the racist regime and founded the Natal Indian Congress.
Dadoo (1909-1983) was a Natal Indian Congress (NIC) activist, and while his struggle credentials are impeccable and his name revered, locals have by and large retained "Grey Street" as the name of choice, despite its colonial origins which have, quite possibly, been forgotten in any event.