Daljit Singh

Full Name of Passenger who Arrived to Vancouver: Daljit Singh

No. of SS Contract Ticket: 4

Deported from Vancouver: Yes

Avoided Arrest in the Aftermath of the Riot: Yes

Emigrant District: Ferozepur

Emigrant Village: Kauni

Biography: Daljit Singh, from the village of Kauni, near Muktsar, Faridkot, Punjab, was Gurdit Singh’s personal secretary on the Komagata Maru. He was then twenty-one, a graduate of Khalsa School Amritsar and literate in English, Gurmukhi and Urdu. What recommended him to Gurdit Singh was his past experience as the associate editor of Punjabi Bhain, a weekly promoting women’s education, published [...] Read complete biography

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Copy of letter from Daljit Singh to Mr. Hopkinson, Immigration Interpreter, re shortage of food
The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar,  photo 1
Copy of letter from Daljit Singh to the Immigration Agent, complaining about actions of Department Officer