Puran Singh

Full Name of Passenger who Arrived to Vancouver: Puran Singh

No. of SS Contract Ticket: 272

Deported from Vancouver: Yes

Arrested After the Riot: Yes

Emigrant District: Ludhiana

Emigrant Village: Janetpura

Biography: Puran Singh, from the village of Janetpura, near Jagraon, north of Ludhiana, was a passenger on the Komagata Maru and the person responsible for stores during the voyage. In the famous photograph taken aboard the Komagata Maru when it first arrived in Vancouver, he is standing in the front row between Daljit Singh and Gurmukh Singh Lalton. Puran Singh’s father, Gurdit, had made money in business [...] Read complete biography