Harnam Singh

Full Name of Passenger who Arrived to Vancouver: Harnam Singh

No. of SS Contract Ticket: 304

Deported from Vancouver: Yes

Arrested After the Riot: Yes

Emigrant District: Lahore

Emigrant Village: Khalera

Biography: Harnam Singh, son of Rur Singh, from the village of Khalera, Lahore, was a member of the Passengers Committee on the Komagata Maru and a central figure close to Gurdit Singh throughout the voyage to Vancouver and back.  He was a former sepoy who, according to police reports, twice tried unsuccessfully to emigrate to Canada. He stayed for a while in Shanghai where he worked as a watchman in [...] Read complete biography