The government rescinded the invitation only after the media pointed it out to the PMO.
It keeps getting worse for Trudeau’s disatrous India trip.
Now, it has been revealed that the Trudeau government invited Jaspal Atwal to a state dinner featuring Trudeau.
Jaspal Atwal was convicted of attemtped murder in 1986.
He was a member of “an illegal Sikh separatist group,” and tried to kill and India cabinet minister while on Vancouver Island.
It is insane that he was invited to a state dinner, and sends an absolutely horrendous message – especially since Trudeau is already facing criticism for allegations of Sikh separatist MPs in the government.
According to a report by Terry Milewski, “Jaspal Atwal, a convicted former member of an illegal Sikh separatist group, was invited to dine with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a formal event hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner Thursday in Delhi. The invitation, which was extended by Canada’s High Commissioner to India, is being rescinded after CBC News asked the Prime Minister’s Office about it. “I can confirm that the High Commission is in the process of rescinding Mr. Atwal’s invitation,” said PMO spokeswoman Eleanore Catenaro in an email to CBC News.”
Now, photos have surfaced showing Atwal in photos with both Sophie Trudeau, and Trudeau government minister Amarjeet Sohi.
Screenshots can be seen below:
The fact that Jaspal Atwal got the invite from the Trudeau government is appalling, and demonstrates either malicious intent by the government, or a shocking level of incompetence, given Atwal’s history:
“Atwal, who did not travel to India with the Trudeaus’ entourage, was convicted of the attempted murder of an Indian cabinet minister, Malkiat Singh Sidhu, on Vancouver Island in 1986. At the time, he was a member of the International Sikh Youth Federation, banned as a terrorist group in Canada, the U.K., the U.S. and India. He’s also been convicted in an automobile fraud case and was charged, but not convicted, in a 1985 near-fatal attack on Ujjal Dosanjh, an opponent of the Sikh separatist movement who later became premier of British Columbia.”
Why the hell did the government invite him?
This is a disaster, as it will only confirm the feeling in the minds of millions of people in India that the Trudeau government has disturbing ties to extremist Sikh separatist groups.
These images will speak louder than any pathetic words from the Trudeau government trying to talk their way out of this, and it once again demonstrates that the Trudeau government is unable – or unwilling – to distance themselves from those involved in terrorism.
All Canadians, and all of our allies, should be deeply disturbed by what has taken place.
It is an embarrassment, and a disgrace that Trudeau ‘represents’ Canada on the world stage.
Photos – Screenshots