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Jayaben Desai, Grunwick strike leader, dies aged 77

Jayaben Desai, the hero of the Grunwick struggle, has died. Read her obituary here http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/dec/28/jayaben-desai-obituary?INTCMP=SRCH Pete Firmin of Kilburn Brent Lanour Party and Brent Fightback writes: Very sadly Jayaben Desai, who became the public face of the Grunwick strike of 1976/77, died on 23rd December. She had been ill for several months. The funeral will […]