A photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife Sophie Treadeau was seen with Khalistani militant Jaspal Atwal . This photo was taken on their recent visit to India. The photos of Sophie Trudeau and Atwal are becoming quite viral and created controversy in the Indian media Jaspal Atwal is a terrorist and a member of International Sikh Youth Federation.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is currently on his trip to India. Justin Trudeau family is visiting different states of India and participating in different programs. During the visit, the Canadian PM organized a dinner party on February 20 in Mumbai. Jaspal Atwal was also invited in the same party.
Check the Invitation sent to Jaspal Atwal here:
Jaspal Atwal was convicted of the attempted murder of Punjab minister, Malkiat Singh Sidhu, on Vancouver Island in 1986, he was one of four men who ambushed & shot at Sidhu's car. (Pic: Invite to Jaspal Atwal for dinner with Canadian PM #JustinTrudeau, Source: CBC News) pic.twitter.com/dqZpWEwgls
— ANI (@ANI) February 22, 2018
Who is Jaspal Atwal?
In 1986, Jaspal Atwal was convicted in an attempt to murder case of Indian cabinet minister Malkait Singh Sidhu. He was one of the four people who fired on Sidhu’s car. During the 1986 shootout, Atwal was a separatist leader who worked for the International Sikh Youth Federation.
Khalistani terrorist invited for Trudeau reception
— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) February 22, 2018
Controversy over invitations
On Thursday, the Canadian High Commissioner had organized a dinner party, where Atwal was sent as a guest invitation. However, according to the ANI, Atwala’s invitation has now been canceled. ANI has released this news on behalf of Canada’s CBC News. Trudeau is currently on a tour of India, who are under tremendous pressure on reports of Sikh separatism in Canada.
Punjab CM meets Justin Trudeu
Canadian PM Trudeau met Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday. In the meeting, PM Trudeau assured India that his country would not support any separatist movement. According to the Times of India news, CM Amarinder Singh has given a list of 9 insurgents based in Canada to the PM in this meeting. These 9 militants are desirous of spreading crime in Punjab.