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Narendra Modi Welcomes Canadian PM Trudeau With a Hug

India | Associated Press | February 23, 2018, 11:05 am
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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau as Trudeau arrived at the Indian presidential palace for ceremonial reception, in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau as Trudeau arrived at the Indian presidential palace for ceremonial reception, in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau upon the latter's arrival at the Indian presidential palace during a ceremonial reception, in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau upon the latter's arrival at the Indian presidential palace during a ceremonial reception, in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's son Hadrien during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's son Hadrien during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends his hand for a handshake with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends his hand for a handshake with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau inspects the honour guard during his ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau inspects the honour guard during his ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace, and their sons Xavier and Hadrien pose for photographers with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace, and their sons Xavier and Hadrien pose for photographers with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau's son Hadrien during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau's son Hadrien during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs Ella Grace, daughter of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs Ella Grace, daughter of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace, and their sons Xavier and Hadrien pose for photographers with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace, and their sons Xavier and Hadrien pose for photographers with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Trudeau's ceremonial reception in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during his ceremonial reception in New Delhi on February 23, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during his ceremonial reception in New Delhi on February 23, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a cricket bat standing at a cricket pitch during his visit to a school in New Delhi on February 22, 2018. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a cricket bat standing at a cricket pitch during his visit to a school in New Delhi on February 22, 2018. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien during their visit to Modern School in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien during their visit to Modern School in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his son Hadrien, daughter Ella-Grace, and former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin clap after prime minister's son Xavier hits a ball while trying his hand in cricket in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his son Hadrien, daughter Ella-Grace, and former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin clap after prime minister's son Xavier hits a ball while trying his hand in cricket in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau watches his son Hadrien play cricket during their visit to a school in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau watches his son Hadrien play cricket during their visit to a school in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with his son Hadrien, daughter Ella-Grace, and former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin watch as his other son Xavier tries his hand in cricket batting in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with his son Hadrien, daughter Ella-Grace, and former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin watch as his other son Xavier tries his hand in cricket batting in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets students at the Modern School in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets students at the Modern School in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien visit Sacred Heart Church in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien visit Sacred Heart Church in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien visit Sacred Heart Church in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien visit Sacred Heart Church in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien visit the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi on February 22, 2018. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien visit the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi on February 22, 2018. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien visit the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien visit the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with a guide as he visits the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with a guide as he visits the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses along with his family at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on February 21, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses along with his family at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on February 21, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Wearing an off-white kurta-pyjama and head covered with a

Wearing an off-white kurta-pyjama and head covered with a "kesari" (saffron) headscarf, Trudeau entered the Golden Temple complex with wife Sophie, who was wearing a turquoise kurta, and their children, who were also wearing traditional Indian outfits. (Image: PTI)

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 Trudeau and his family members first went to to the

Trudeau and his family members first went to to the "Langar Hall", where thousands of devotees partake langar (community food) and also do "sewa" (voluntary service). The Golden Temple's Langar Hall is the biggest community kitchen in the world. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, meet Indian movie star Shan Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, meet Indian movie star Shan Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Indian movie star Aamir Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Indian movie star Aamir Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace and son Xavier interact with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace and son Xavier interact with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, meet Indian movie star Shan Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, meet Indian movie star Shan Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace and son Xavier pose with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace and son Xavier pose with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, meet Indian movie star Shan Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, meet Indian movie star Shan Rukh Khan in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members performs a ritual during his visit to Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members performs a ritual during his visit to Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members visit Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family being welcomed by Taljinder Singh, General Manager of Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family being welcomed by Taljinder Singh, General Manager of Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and first lady Sophie Grégoire Trudeau fold hands in greeting at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and first lady Sophie Grégoire Trudeau fold hands in greeting at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family spins cotton on a traditional 'charkha' in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family spins cotton on a traditional 'charkha' in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family garland a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family garland a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family spins cotton on a traditional 'charkha' in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family spins cotton on a traditional 'charkha' in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signs the visitor's book as his family looks on during their visit to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signs the visitor's book as his family looks on during their visit to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau plays with son Hadrien during his visit to the Taj Mahal, in Agra. Trudeau arrived in India on February 17 for a week-long visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries. (Image: PTI)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau plays with son Hadrien during his visit to the Taj Mahal, in Agra. Trudeau arrived in India on February 17 for a week-long visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries. (Image: PTI)

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 Justin Trudeau plays with son Hadrien during his visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra. (Image: AP)

Justin Trudeau plays with son Hadrien during his visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau poses for the photographers front of the Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau poses for the photographers front of the Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Justin Trudeau waves to media upon his arrival at the Palam Air Force Station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Justin Trudeau waves to media upon his arrival at the Palam Air Force Station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Justin Trudeau holds his son Hadrien as he signs the visitor's book at Taj Mahal, in Agra.<br />(Image: AP)

Justin Trudeau holds his son Hadrien as he signs the visitor's book at Taj Mahal, in Agra.
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 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his son Hadrien feed an elephant during a tour of the elephant sanctuary in Mathura. (Image: PTI)

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his son Hadrien feed an elephant during a tour of the elephant sanctuary in Mathura. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: PTI)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: PTI)

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 Canada's PM Justin Trudeau with his family feed elephants during their tour to an elephant sanctuary in Mathura.(Image: AP)

Canada's PM Justin Trudeau with his family feed elephants during their tour to an elephant sanctuary in Mathura.(Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with his family at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: PTI)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with his family at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's daughter Ella-Grace plays during her family's visit to Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's daughter Ella-Grace plays during her family's visit to Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: PTI)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: PTI)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with his kids at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with his kids at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Indian and Canadian officials as he arrives with his family at the Palam Air Force Station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Indian and Canadian officials as he arrives with his family at the Palam Air Force Station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with his family at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with his family at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

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 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image: AP)