The Komagata Maru incident

January 2013
Asian Pacific Post;1/17/2013, p15
The article offers a look at the history of the Komagata Maru incident, wherein several Indian passengers sailed from the Orient to Vancouver, British Columbia to test the exclusionary immigration policies of Canada in May 1914.


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