Canada’s Trudeau and family pass time by visiting Gandhi’s home while wearing traditional Indian dress as Modi ‘snubs’ him on official visit

16:10 • 20.02.18

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his family donned traditional Indian dress for a visit to Ghandi's home during the third day of his wek-long visit to the country, reports the Daily Mail.

Trudeau posed at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat - Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's home state - while wearing a long red shirt.
But once again Modi was not there to greet the leader of the world's second-biggest country, fuelling speculation he is being snubbed.

Trudeau also sat by as his wife, Sophie Gregoire, had a go at spinning cotton on a wheel at the ashram, which was home to Gandhi for 12 years.


Yesterday he toured the Taj Mahal with his wife and children.

The family was pictured larking around by the famous marble bench where Princess Diana once sat looking forlorn and alone in 1992, and where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge returned in 2016.

Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire and their three children posed for a family portrait before marvelling at the legendary marble monument frequently visited by foreign leaders.  

It came after an apparent “snub' at the start of his trip when the country's PM Narendra Modi failed to meet them at the airport and instead sent a junior agriculture minister.


Trudeau also sat by as his wife, Sophie Gregoire, had a go at spinning cotton on a wheel at Gandhi Ashram

But once again Modi was not there to greet the leader of the world's second-biggest country, fuelling speculation he is being snubbed

Trudeau and his family were pictured standing by a portrait of Mohandas Gandhi during their visit to the ashram 

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau holds her son Hadrien during their visit to the Sabarmati Ashram or Mahatma Gandhi Ashram in Ahmadabad

Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire and his three children are pictured visiting the Taj Mahal at the start of a trip to India

The family was pictured larking around on the bench where Princess Diana once looked lonely and forlorn near the end of her marriage to Prince Charles

The PM and his smiling family were in stark contrast to the lonely image of Princess Diana

The family is flanked by security and other visitors as they admire the Taj Mahal 

The Canadian PM is seen leading his family for a stroll around the gardens of the Taj Mahal



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