Kartar Singh

Full Name of Passenger who Arrived to Vancouver: Kartar Singh

No. of SS Contract Ticket: 94

Deported from Vancouver: Yes

Sent to Punjab by Train before the Budge Budge Riot, 1914: Yes

Emigrant District: Jallandhur

Emigrant Village: Mehli

Biography: Kartar Singh was one passenger on the Komagata Maru who eventually got to Canada, but he had to wait until 1976 when he was ninety-two. He came then to join an extended family long established in Canada, with two generations of Canadian university graduates and at least one young man playing inter-varsity football. He landed at Vancouver international airport on September 14, 1976, and the author [...] Read complete biography