The story of the Komagata Maru or Komagata Maru: One hundred years later

Title: The story of the Komagata Maru or Komagata Maru: One hundred years later

Subject: Anti-Asian sentiment; Hopkinson, William Charles, 1880-1914; Immigration regulations, Canada; India; Indians in Canada; Komagata Maru; H.M.C.S. Rainbow; Reid, Malcolm R. J.; Shore Committee; Singh, Gurdit, 1858-1954; Stevens, H. H. (Henry Herbert), 1878-1873; White attitudes to Indian immigration

Description: OMNI News Punjabi Reporter Baldeep Singh Jhand tells the story of one of the darkest chapters in Canadian and Vancouver history; the Komagata Maru incident of 1914. In this five-part feature, Jhand weaves through the many layers of this complex story using interviews, dramatizations and voice overs to provide insight and details that many have been unaware of. The interviewees include Hugh Johnston (historian), Sohan Pooni (historian), Tejpal Sandhu (great grandson of Gurdit Singh), Jaswinder Toor (Komagata Maru descendant), the late Jack Uppal (early pioneer), Raj Toor (Komagata Maru descendant), Bakbir Kaur Sandhu (Gurdit Singh descendant). Part 1 - 00:00:01-00:10:35; Part 2 - 00:10:36-00:19:15; Part 3 - 00:19:16-00:28:00; Part 4 - 00:28:01-00:38:50; Part 5 - 00:38:51-00:49:07

Creator: Omni News Vancouver

Publisher: OMNI; Rogers

Contributors: Arora, Gautam; Jhand, Baldeep Singh

Date: 2014

Display date: 2014

Type: Moving image

Format: Video/mpeg

Identifier: Omni_0003

Language: pan;eng

Duration: 00:49:07

Rights: Please see

Level1: Audiovisual material