The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar. Page 114, note 23

23 Lahore Conspiracy Case, Judgment, 13 Sept. 1915, Individual cases of Bishen Singh, accused no. 10, and Gurmukh Singh, accused no. 17. Gurmukh Singh was kept in the Andaman Islands prison from Dec. 1915 until July 1921 and led several hunger strikes against the prison authorities. He escaped from a moving train when he was brought back to India to be transferred to an Indian prison in 1921. After some years in Afghanistan and the Soviet Union, he returned to India where he worked underground until he was arrested in 1936. He was still in prison in Lahore in Dec. 1945: Randir Singh, The Ghadar Heroes: Forgotten Story of the Punjab Revolutionaries of 1914- (Bombay: People's Publishing House, 1945), pp. 27-8, 30, and 33.

Title: The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar. Page 114, note 23

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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