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Convicted Khalistani terrorist pic emerges with Justin Trudeau's wife, Canadian PM cancels dinner invite

Jaspal Atwal Was Convicted Of The Attempted Murder Of Indian Cabinet Minister, Malkiat Singh Sidhu, On Vancouver Island In 1986, He Was One Of Four Men Who Ambushed & Shot At Sidhu's Car.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 22 Feb 2018, 09:38:25 AM
Source: ANI

New Delhi:

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau after meeting Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday cancelled an invitation to a convicted Khalistani terrorist, Jaspal Atwal, reported ANI

The invitation was cancelled after a photograph of Atwal posing with Trudeau's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, during a February-20 event organised in Mumbai came to light.

Jaspal Atwal was convicted of the attempted murder of Indian cabinet minister, Malkiat Singh Sidhu, on Vancouver Island in 1986, he was one of four men who ambushed & shot at Sidhu's car.

Khalistani terrorist who was active in the banned Int'l Sikh Youth Federation, photographed w/Canadian PM's wife Sophie Trudeau at an event in Mumbai on 20 Feb. He was also invited for formal dinner with Canadian PM, invite being rescinded now.

Trudeau, who is in India on a week-long State visit, has been under pressure throughout his tour to answer Indian concerns about Sikh separatism in Canada

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First Published : 22 Feb 2018, 09:33:00 AM