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He became a small time contractor over there. InGurdit Singh gadar movement his father and later he established a steamship company. This company had leased a Japanese steamship Komagatamaru. This law required that the immigrants must travel nonstop to their country of the birth. At that time there was no direct ship from Gadar movement and the journey of the Komagatamaru was set to circumvent this law.

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The ship gadar movement sailed from Hong Kong to Vancouver inaboard passengers including Sikhs, 24 Muslims and 12 Hindus. The ship arrived on 23 May at Vancouver.

The Canadian authorities refused to allow the passengers to go ashore. Gurdit Gadar movement, owner of the gadar movement was pressurized to pay the charter dues in one go. He said he would do so after selling the cargo but the ship was not allowed to unload its cargo.

The Indians at Vancouver started agitations against the government.

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After some confrontation, the only 24 passengers were admitted to Canada and the ship was forced gadar movement to India carrying rest all. Here, the British government treated these passengers as rebels.

Most of the passengers were not allowed to land in Canada and the ship gadar movement forced to return to India. The events surrounding the Komagata Maru incident served as a catalyst for the Ghadarite cause. Har Dayal's contacts with erstwhile gadar movement of India House in Paris and in Berlin allowed early concepts of Indo-German collaboration to take shape.

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Towards the end ofthe party established contact gadar movement prominent revolutionaries in India, including Gadar movement Behari Bose. An Indian edition of the Hindustan Ghadar essentially espoused the philosophies of anarchism and gadar movement terrorism against British interests in India.

Political discontent and violence mounted in Punjab, and Ghadarite publications that reached Bombay from California were deemed seditious and banned by the Raj. These events, compounded by evidence of prior Ghadarite incitement in the Delhi-Lahore Conspiracy ofled the British government to pressure the American State Department to suppress Indian revolutionary activities and Ghadarite literature, which emanated mostly from San Francisco.

Consequently, a reduced force, estimated to have been as low as 15, troops in latewas stationed in India.

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In JanuarySingh visited India and circulated Ghadar literature amongst Indian soldiers through clandestine sources before leaving for Hong Kong. Singh reported that the situation in India was favourable for a revolution.

The voyage had been planned as an attempt to circumvent Canadian exclusion laws that effectively prevented Indian immigration. Before the ship reached Vancouver, its approach was announced on German radio, and British Columbian authorities were prepared to prevent the passengers from entering Canada.

The incident became a focal point for the Indian community in Canada which rallied in support of the passengers and against the government's policies. After a gadar movement legal battle, 24 gadar movement them were allowed gadar movement immigrate.

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On reaching Calcuttathe passengers were detained under the Defence of India Act at Budge Budge by the British Indian government, which made efforts to forcibly transport them to Punjab. This caused rioting at Gadar movement Budge and resulted in fatalities on both sides. They were to sail on to India, where they would be provided with arms to organise a revolt.

Gadar movement Canton, more Indians joined, and the group, now numbering aboutsailed for Calcutta on a Japanese vessel.

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