Watch: In Indian avatar, Trudeau family spins charkha at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad
Trudeau's wife Sophie spent some time spinning thread on the charkha (spinning wheel) at the ashram
Ahmedabad: Dressed in Indian attire, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family - Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and kids Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien- visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Monday morning.
Trudeau's wife Sophie spent some time spinning thread on the charkha (spinning wheel) at the ashram.
#WATCH: Canadian PM #JustinTrudeau along with his wife Sophie and children Xavier, Hadrien & Ella-Grace at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. pic.twitter.com/fAAK03R4k7 — ANI (@ANI) February 19, 2018
As Sophie learned to maneuver the spinning wheel, daughter Ella-Grace (9) sat with her mother watching everything intently. Sons Xavier and Hadrien, who also accompanied their parents, stood by their mother.
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Justin Trudeau and oldest son Xavier James donned red kurtas, while Sophie and Ella wore yellow suits. Little Hadrien also wore a yellow colored kurta.
Later, the family visited the Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar
Canadian PM #JustinTrudeau along with his wife Sophie and children Xavier, Hadrien & Ella-Grace at Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar #Gujarat . pic.twitter.com/M7eWYLCDLh — ANI (@ANI) February 19, 2018
The 46-year-old Canadian PM arrived in New Delhi on Saturday for a week-long visit on the invitation by his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in key areas of mutual interest trade and investment, energy, science and innovation, higher education, infrastructure development, skill development and space, a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs said.
Trudeau kickstarted his India trip with a visit to Taj Mahal in Agra with his family on Sunday.