Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Wore “Dhoti” And Celebrated Pongal With Tamil People In Canada

He Also Wished Everyone Happy Pongal On Twitter

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The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau is known for his uniform respect for all the cultures. This time he did something that brought him love from India and the Indians are thanking him over twitter. Prime Minister Trudeau celebrated Pongal with Tamil people living in Canada.


Justin Trudeau Celebrated Pongal

Justin Trudeau

The best part of the celebration is that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore a white “Dhoti” and a yellow silk shirt to be a part of the celebration. In this process, The Mayor of Toronto, John Tory also accompanied the Canadian Prime Minister in preparing the food from rice and lentils.


Shared Photos On Twitter

The prime minister uploaded the photos and mentioned the joy he felt by celebrating the festival with Tamil people living in Canada. He captioned,” Iniya Thai Pongal Nalvazhthukkal! Had a great time celebrating Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal in Scarborough this evening”.


The Prime Minister Shared A Video On Twitter

Apart from this, he shared a video on Twitter where he wished happy Thai Pongal to everyone. In the video, he said, “Thai Pongal is a time to give thanks for the many gifts of the harvest. It’s a chance to come together with friends and family and celebrate peace, abundance, and happiness. Iniya Thai Pongal Nalvazhthukkal!”


He Also Celebrated Diwali

It is not the first time when he celebrated an Indian festival. He celebrated Pongal previous year and he also celebrated Diwali. Moreover, he posted his picture on wished Diwali Mubarak.


This Is How Twitter Reacted

The Prime Minister knows that he cannot overlook the Tamil community in Canada. According to the 2016 census, there were 157,000 Tamils in Canada. But the actual number is believed over 200,000. Undoubtedly, Justin Trudeau won hearts and the twitter is flooding love over him. People are thanking him for promoting their culture.

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