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New Delhi: Hours after the government of India summoned the High Commissioner of Canada to express its displeasure at his original remarks on Friday, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his support for the right of farmers in India to hold peaceful protests. “Canada will always stand up for the right of peaceful protests anywhere around the world. And we are pleased to see moves towards de-escalation and dialogue,” News agencies quoted Trudeau as…

‘Comments by Canadian leaders on Indian farmers constitute an unacceptable interference in our internal affairs’ New Delhi: India summoned the Canadian envoy after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s remarks on the farmer protests, warning that “such actions will seriously damage ties”. The Government of India conveyed to the Canadian High Commissioner objection to Trudeau’s recent comments and those by other parliamentarians, including ministers. “Comments by Canadian leaders on Indian farmers constitute an unacceptable interference in our…

Expressing concern for the Indian farmers protesting in New Delhi against the farm laws passed by the Parliament in September this year, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau said that Canada will always be there to defend the rights of peaceful protesters. Ever since the eruption of farmer protests in India, this is the first time any foreign leader has expressed his opinion regarding the widespread agitation. “I would be remiss if I didn’t…