Sikh museum in Canada to mark Komagata Maru centennial
A heritage museum in Canada has organised a year-long exhibition to commemorate 100 years of the 1914...
Komagata Maru passengers remembered with Vancouver monument
By Mike Hager, Vancouver Sun - July 23, 2012 7:24 PM
The monument to the Komagata Maru was unveiled along the seawall near Convention Centre
West in Vancouver, B.C., on July 23, 2012
Photograph by: Steve Bosch, PNG...
Time to Apologize for Komagata Maru
Senator Mobina Japper - Huffington Post - 05/18/2012 5:03 pm
May 23, 1914 was a shameful day in Canadian history. May 23, 1914 was the day that the Komagata Maru, a ship carrying 376 people of South Asian decent, sailed from Japan to the shores of...
The Komagata Maru incident, which played out in Vancouver’s harbour over two months in the summer of 1914, is one of the most infamous events in the early history of the city.
Now, with financial backing from the federal government and input from leaders of the local Sikh community, Simon...
Deepa Mehta to start Komagata Maru in 2013
(31 March 2011 5:30 pm)
MUMBAI: Director Deepa Mehta will start shooting for Komagata Maru in 2013.
The film is based on the Japanese ship hired by Malaysia-based wealthy Sikh Gurdit Singh to take 376 Indians from...
Komagata Maru tragedy remembered
This article is part of community-wide centennial celebrations honouring the building of the National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple (est. 1911). These centenary celebrations bring to the forefront the efforts of those first Sikh pioneers who helped to build our...
By CBC News, cbc.ca, Updated: March 1, 2011 2:40 PM
Komagata Maru memorial approved for Vancouver
The Vancouver Park Board has approved a monument at Harbour Green Park in Coal Harbour that will commemorate a dark period in the city's history.
The site is close to where a ship called...
Komagata Maru incident to be commemorated
By DENISE RYAN, Vancouver Sun - December 12, 2010 - 1:02 PM
"VANCOUVER -- Proud members of Vancouver’s Sikh community gathered today at the Ross Street Temple to applaud the announcement that the federal government will provide funding for two...
Gurpreet Singh: Sikhs seek to rename Indian town of Boj Boj after Komagata Maru
Boj Boj Sikh community leader Sohan Singh Aitiana stands at the train station where Komagata Maru passengers were expected to board a train in 1914 bound for Punjab.
money, ask Indians in Canada
The Punjab government's decision to seek $143 million from Canada for forcibly sending back 376 passengers - mostly Sikhs - of the Komagata Maru ship in 1914, has not found much favour in the Indo-Canadian community. [/COLOR
The Komagata Maru was a...
Komagata Maru kin want amends
Descendants of passengers on ill-fated ship call on Ottawa
Kim BolanVancouver Sun
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
VANCOUVER - Descendants of passengers aboard...