Canada’s Justin Trudeau wades in on India farmers’ protests, sparking accusations of meddling

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A farmer shouts slogans during a protest in India on Tuesday. Photo: AP A farmer shouts slogans during a protest in India on Tuesday. Photo: AP

A farmer shouts slogans during a protest in India on Tuesday. Photo: AP

  • Indian authorities last week used tear gas on peaceful protesters rallying against new agriculture laws, in a move Trudeau called ‘concerning’
  • While some have praised the PM’s remarks, others accuse him of ‘pandering’ to Sikh-Canadian voters and supporters of the Khalistani separatist movement

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Sonia Sarkar


Sonia Sarkar
in New Delhi 

Updated: 6:31am, 3 Dec, 2020