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Canadian museum to mark Komagata Maru centennial

Toronto, Canada: A heritage museum in Canada has organised a yearlong exhibition to commemorate 100 years of the 1914 Komagata Maru incident, during which 352 Punjabi immigrants on a ship from India were denied entry. The exhibition at Abbotsford’s Sikh Heritage Museum will highlight the stories of the passengers forced out of Canada. “It is a dark moment in the ...

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