"Home in my riding of Papineau for Indian Independence Day celebrations! Long live the friendship between our two countries," Mr Trudeau tweeted from his personal Twitter handle. A picture of the Canadian Prime Minister in a bright purple kurta was also tweeted by his official Twitter handle.
Home in my riding of Papineau for Indian Independence Day celebrations! Long live the friendship between our two countries. pic.twitter.com/FYdodH2Kwg— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) August 20, 2017
PM Trudeau celebrates India's 71st Independence Day by participating in the India Day Parade in Papineau, Quebec. pic.twitter.com/RbjRvgh5fb— CanadianPM (@CanadianPM) August 20, 2017
India's High Commissioner to Canada Vikas Swarup also attended the India Day parade.
And there were plenty of heart-eyed emojis on the Internet:
You are the best— Adily Adib Khan (@iadily4u) August 21, 2017
So proud of Justin Trudeau for his inclusiveness of all Canadians, Canada is the greatest country in the world, proud to be Canadian— M.D (@MarkDickenson5) August 21, 2017
This isn't the first time Mr Trudeau has attended Indian Independence Day celebrations.
This video of him doing bhangra previously went viral:
As did this picture of him in a kurta from 2013:
Earlier this year, photographs of the Canadian Prime Minister wearing kurta-pyjama and performing puja at a mandirin Toronto went viral.
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