Below you will find a selection of terms, groups, and individuals affiliated with the Komagata Maru story. Please click on any of the glossary keywords to see a selection of material containing that term as well as a brief definition of how that term relates to the Komagata Maru or South Asian Canadian history.

Voting rights in Canada

Refers to material about the movement to win the right to vote (franchise) by the Indian community, and other communities, in Canada.

Walmsley, H.

Chairman of the Komagata Maru Committee of Enquiry (India).

Wheeler, H.

Secretary to the Government of India, Home Department.

White attitudes to Indian immigration

Refers to material about popular opinions towards Indian immigrants and immigration in the early 20th century.


Immigration Department patrol boat.


See Admission of Indian Women. See Sexuality.

Woods, E. M. N.

Lawyer for Mewa Singh. Firm: Woods & Downie.

World War II

Refers to material about World War II.

Y. Sato & Co.

Owners of the Komagata Maru.

Yamamoto, T.

Captain of the Komagata Maru. Also written as Yamamota.

Yugantar Ashram

Revolutionary society and newspaper, San Francisco.