Canadian glamor boy Justin Trudeau finally goes too far with multi-culti costume play, gets lit up by actual Indians

No one likes a suck-up–not even the political correctness crowd.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became the object of derision on social media for wearing traditional native dress several days in a row while on his trip to India, with some calling his choice of clothing “tacky.”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau prays at the Sabarmati Mahatma Gandhi Ashram in Ahmadabad, India. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki).

Trudeau’s decision to don traditional Indian garbs was at first warmly received when he arrived with his family last week.

After a couple days, the prime minister’s clothing was picked apart by many Indians, who said it was too much.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, their daughter Ella Grace, second left, and son Xavier greet in Indian style during their visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India. (Public Relations Office Govt. Of Punjab via AP).

India Today referred to Trudeau’s clothing as “tacky,” and said:

“We understand that the Trudeaus do not understand Indian clothing as well as Indian dignitaries do, but for someone who’s been fond of wearing Indian kurtas even back home, it’s not wrong to expect a touch of class.”


Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, said that not even Indians in Bollywood dress like that everyday.

Kabir Taneja of the think-tank ORF suggested the Canadian leader “have some chill.”

Outlook India described the wardrobe at “too flashy, even for an Indian,” and many mocked Trudeau for looking like he was going to participate in a wedding.

Of particular note was the prime minister’s gold outfit at a Bollywood event.

(Danish Siddiqui/Pool Photo via AP).

After Thursday, perhaps in response to the criticism, Trudeau was seen back in a suit.

(AP Photo/Manish Swarup).

Trudeau’s visit was marred by other scandals. According to CNN, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not receive the Canadian head of state at the airport as he is typically does with other foreign leaders. The pair did not see each other until Friday.

There was backlash in India when Trudeau’s wife took a picture with Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Sikh extremist found guilty of attempting to assassinate an Indian minister in 1986.

Trudeau was also ridiculed for his dancing at the Canada House in New Dehli.

As a liberal, Trudeau should know that “cultural appropriation” is a cardinal sin on his side of the political spectrum.


Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.


Scroll down for non-member comments or join our insider conversations by becoming a member. We'd love to have you!

Latest Articles