Atwal tired of being ‘raked over the coals’ in the media

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Rishi Gill said Atwal a former member canada goose clearance of a banned buy canada goose jacket cheap Sikh separatist group who showed up in photos taken with canada goose uk shop Sophie Grgoire Trudeau canada goose factory sale and Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi during the India tour is not a security threat and shouldn’t be punished for something he did in canadian goose jacket the distant past.

“He was given a 20 year sentence [and] after five years the parole board found that he was a very low risk to re offend,” said the lawyer. “He’s integrated back into society in exactly the most optimal manner we expect.”

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canada goose outlet location When canada goose uk outlet photographs recently surfaced of Atwal posing with Canadian officials in Mumbai, media in India and Canada asked how he was able to obtain a travel visa and secure invitations to formal events uk canada goose outlet linked to Trudeau’s official tour including one, later rescinded, to a dinner hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner in Delhi. canada goose outlet location

Sophie Trudeau and Jaspal Atwal pictured at a film industry influencers event with Indian film stars in Mumbai Feb. 20. (Name withheld by request)

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Liberal MP Randeep Sarai has since Canada Goose Jackets apologized for inviting Atwal to Trudeau’s India receptions and has resigned as the Liberals’ Pacific caucus chair.

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“He’s not out to damage anyone or undercut any politician, buy canada goose jacket be it Liberal or Conservative,” he said. “He is out there to give his side of the story of canada goose uk black friday what’s occurred and it’s actually quite benign.”

canada goose outlet Atwal has been very active in political circles in British Columbia and has been photographed with numerous politicians over the years.

canada goose outlet locations in toronto “He has a family, he is grandfather. He’s a senior citizen now and yet he’s being raked over the coals for something he did a long, long time ago,” said Gill. canada goose outlet locations in toronto

canada goose outlet us He added the Sikh community in Canada has moved past Atwal’s history and so should everyone else. canada goose outlet us

“The discussion with Canada Goose Online respect to Sikh terrorism or Punjabi separatists or this idea of a Khalistan nation that is not what anybody is concerned about,” he said. “There’s no movement or violence in support of that idea. That’s a cause that’s just not of concern.”

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