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Raised Khalistan issue with Trudeau: Punjab CM after meeting in Amritsar

The Congress leader earlier had refused to meet Trudeau, claiming the Canadian Prime Minister's cabinet members supported the formation of Khalistan

ANI  |  Amritsar 

Justin Trudeau with Amrinder Singh
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau & Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan meet Punjab's CM Capt. Amarinder Singh in Amritsar (Photo: ANI)

Canadian Justin Trudeau, along with his Defence on Wednesday met Chief

The earlier had refused to meet Trudeau, claiming the Canadian Prime Minister's cabinet members supported the formation of Khalistan, a separate Sikh state movement.

in April last year during Canadian Singh Sajjan's visit to called the a 'Khalistani sympathizer.'

The Chief Minister felt was advocating for the formation of

"I raised issue of as its the primary issue and there is money coming in from various countries including Canada" said after the meeting.


Meanwhile, Cabinet Minister said the meeting between the Canadian PM and the Punjab CM would not only strengthen the ties between the two countries but would also help to transform them.
Justin Trudeau at Golden Temple
at Golden Temple



"The 20-minute meeting between Amarinder Singh and can take Punjab 20 years ahead," Sidhu told ANI.

Earlier in the day, the Canadian Prime Minister, who is on a week-long State visit, arrived at Amritsar's Golden Temple, along with his wife and children and described it as a "beautiful, meaningful place" in the visitors' book.

 

First Published: Wed, February 21 2018. 16:09 IST
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