Letters to Brothers Jagat Singh and Rulia Singh
Dr. Thind communicated with both of his brothers and asked that
they obey their Holy Father in all matters. Some of these letters
concerns the fate of Jagat Singh who sailed on board the vessel
Komagata Maru from India bound for Canada.
and 376 other Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus arrived at Burrard Inlet,
Vancouver, and were not allowed to land due to the racist immigration
policy of the Dominion of Canada.
led to what is now known as the famous Komagata
of May 23, 1914. Jagat Singh and the others on board endured many
hardships with resulted in Indians being abused, jailed, or killed..