I Have More Sikh Ministers Than PM Modi, Says Canada PM Justin Trudeau

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2:26 pm 13 Mar, 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has jokingly said that he has more Sikh ministers in his cabinet than his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Sikh community hindustantimes

He was addressing the students at the American University during his US visit this week.

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Canadian PM Trudeau poses for photos at the Gurdwara Sahib Ottawa Sikh Society in Ottawa news.yahoo

After coming to power in Novembers last year, the 44-year-old included four ministers of the Indian origin. Out of them three are Sikhs.

At present, PM Modi have two ministers of Sikh origin – Maneka Gandhi, who is a Sikh by birth and Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

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At present, the Indian-origin minister in Canada cabinet are:

Harjit Sajjan: Defence Minister

Harjit Sajjan thestar

Harjit Sajjan thestar


Bardish Chagger: Minister of Small Business and Tourism

Bardish Chagger ic.gc

Bardish Chagger ic.gc

Amarjeet Sohi: Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

Amarjeet Sohi edmontonjournal

Amarjeet Sohi edmontonjournal

Navdeep Bains: Minister of Innovation, science and economic development

Navdeep Bains ctvnews

Navdeep Bains ctvnews

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