The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar. Page 100, note 15

15 Halliday's testimony. When the main body of passengers started for Calcutta, Kartar Singh was one of those who hung back. He had been a trooper; he knew Deputy Commissioner Humphreys, and spoke to him. Humphreys told him that there would be trouble and that he should go after the people from his own district, Jullundur, to advise them to come back. He tried to persuade them to do so, but they said he should come with them, so he returned to the Commissioner and said he had not been able to talk to anyone, shrugging off the responsibility. Then he got on the train: interview, 25 Sept. 1976.

Title: The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar. Page 100, note 15

Subject: Bird, J. Edward; Boards of Inquiry; Budge Budge riot, 1914; Conditions on the ship; Confrontations with passengers; Dayal, Har, 1884-1939; Ghadar Party; Hopkinson, William Charles, 1880-1914; Immigration regulations, Canada; Johnson, Charles Gardner, 1857-1926; S. S. Komagata Maru; Kumar, Guran Ditt; Murder of W. C. Hopkinson; S. S. Panama Maru; Rahim, Husain; H. M. C. S. Rainbow; Reid, Malcolm R. J.; Singh, Gurdit, 1858-1954; Stevens, H. H. (Henry Herbert), 1878-1973

Creator: Johnston, Hugh

Publisher: UBC Press

Date: 1995

Display date: Vancouver : UBC Press, 1995, c1989

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Identifier: note-100-15

Language: eng

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