Glossary

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.

Singh, Kartar

Shore Committee member. Editor, Khalsa Herald (newspaper), India and Canada (newspaper), possibly Sansar (newspaper).

Singh, Mewa

Shot and killed William Charles Hopkinson on October 21, 1914. Executed January 21, 1915. Also written Maiwa.

Singh, Mit

Secretary of Vancouver gurdwara. Also written Mitt.

Singh, Munsha

Passenger.

Singh, Munshi

Passenger.

Singh, Mutab

Vancouver Indian whose house was blown up, April, 1915.

Singh, Narain

Passenger.

Singh, Natha

A.k.a. Bhagwan Singh (likely not same as Bhagwan Singh above).

Singh, Pertab

Member of the Vancouver Indian community.

Singh, Rahim

Shore Committee member.

Singh, Rajah

Secretary, United India League, Vancouver. Secretary, Guru Nanak Mining & Trust Co.

Singh, Rughunath

Doctor on board the Komagata Maru; had his family with him. Tried to negotiate separately from Passengers Committee; was apparently turned against by Gurdit Singh and other passengers. Also written as Raghunath.

Singh, Sardar Daljit

Komagata Maru Committee of Enquiry member (India).

Singh, Sunder

Passengers Committee member; had his family on board with him.

Singh, Sunder (Dr.)

Editor of The Aryan (newspaper) and Sansar (newspaper). There are numerous individuals with this name (See the Index in Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar, by Hugh Johnston, for clarification). Also written Soonder, Sundar.

Singh, Teja

Intellectual, writer, translator, and professor. Established the Guru Nanak Mining & Trust Co. Associate of Uday Ram. Also known as Professor Teja Singh or Sant Teja Singh.

Singh, Vir

Passengers Committee member.

Sladen, Arthur F.

Private Secretary to the Governor General of Canada.

Socialist Party of Canada

Political party in Canada.

South Asians in Canada

Used here in a more contemporary sense than 'Indians in Canada.'