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Justin Trudeau sends Vaisakhi Vadaaiyan in Punjabi; US recognises Sikhs' contribution on harvest festival

Where Trudeau Was Too Sweet And Fluent While Wishing India In Punjabi, US Led By The House Of Representatives Speaker Pau Ryan, Lawmakers From Republican And Democrats Greeted Sikhs Across The World On Vaisakhi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 15 Apr 2017, 11:37:24 AM
Justin Trudeau sends Vaisakhi Vadaaiyan in Punjabi

New Delhi:

On the occasion of Vaisakhi, the Indian harvest festival, wishes galore for India when US and Canada wished India a happy Baisakhi in their own ways.

Where Trudeau was too sweet and fluent while wishing India in Punjabi, US led by the House of Representatives Speaker Pau Ryan, lawmakers from Republican and Democrats greeted Sikhs across the world on Vaisakhi.

Not only this, they recognised their (Sikhs) contribution in the development of their country.

“Wishing our Sikh American neighbours and friends a happy Vaisakhi!” Ryan said in a tweet yesterday when Sikhs across the globe observed the annual festival celebrating the spring harvest season.

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Noting the historical relevance of the day, Senator Maria Cantwell said in a tweet, “Today I’m wishing our Sikh American friends a Happy Vaisakhi! A historic day of celebration for Sikhs around the world!”

While Justin Trudeau owing to the large Indian diaspora that Canada has, not only won the hearts of the Indian community living there but also earned after the 45-year-old leader wished Happy Baisakhi not just in English but fluent Punjabi!

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First Published : 15 Apr 2017, 11:02:00 AM

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