Why Mewa Singh Killed William Hopkinson?: Revisiting the Murder of a Canadian Immigration Inspector


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This book provides an overview for why Mewa Singh Killed William Hopkinson of Canada. The author, Gurpreet Singh, describes how the Komagata Maru incident played a pivotal role in the killing, which was retaliation for an earlier murder of a leader in the local Sikh community. He reports that because Hopkinson was born in Delhi and understood Indian languages, he was able to create a network of 50 to 60 South Asian supporters who could gather information on activists in the community. The book has been appneded with some rare documents and photographs.


Published:  2013
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 978-93-82851-52-3