SGPC, an apex religious body of the Sikhs, will honour Trudeau by presenting him a Siropa (robe of honour), a replica of the Golden Temple and a sword, an SGPC official said. "The diplomat spoke on condition of anonymity since he did not want to appear "churlish". Or is this another family vacation? After paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, the Canadian Prime Minister tried his hand at the spinning wheel.
"On official state visits to India, PM Modi personally greets and welcomes the Israeli PM, UAE Crown Prince and US President". PM Modi was also absent when Mr Trudeau visited his home state of Gujarat on Monday.
New Delhi is particularly irked over the ban recently imposed by the management committees of as many as 14 Gurudwaras in Ontario province of Canada on the entry of the officials and official representatives of government of India into the shrines.
Canadian prime minister Justine Trudeau is in India.
He has asked the officials to ensure the best of facilities to the Canadian Prime Minister, his family and his entourage to make their visit to the holy city a pleasant and memorable one. Instead, the Trudeaus were escorted by the Agra district magistrate and some other local administrators.
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Capt Amarinder expressed the hope that his meeting with Trudeau would help strengthen the bilateral relations between Canada and India, particularly in the context of Punjab, which has a large diaspora in Canada.
It is worth mentioning that in 2016, Trudeau took a 10-day long trip to China and drew flak for it back home with CBC News, a division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, pegging the cost of the trip at $1.8 million. Sohi said earlier this month that he's neither sympathetic to nor against the Khalistan movement.
"It's nice to come full circle and have them here with me now", Trudeau said.
Later in the day, the family spent their time at an elephant conservation centre in Mathura. Trudeau is scheduled to be in Punjab on Wednesday for a visit to the Golden Temple. The Liberal Party also needs to shore up its position within the Indian-origin community in the face of the emergence of Jagmeet Singh as the leader of the New Democratic Party. "We must stand against terrorism". The Canadian PM interacted with the students, taking questions and replying in great detail. Better yet, maybe there shouldn't be a next time. Being received by a minister of state is in keeping with the protocol.