The sources said it is quite unusual for a visiting dignitary to slot important talks towards the end of a visit, besides setting aside little time for official engagements.
Modi and Trudeau will review the progress of India-Canada Joint Working Group for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation.
Experts have been pushing the Liberals to create dedicated paternity leave in the budget and increase the value of benefits paid out for parents who opt for an 18-month parental leave that became available late a year ago.
"In addition, he said, it was equally surprising that six cabinet ministers accompanying Trudeau had scant official engagements, except for foreign minister Chrystia Freeland, who will confer with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj ahead of the meeting between the prime ministers in New Delhi on February 23", the story continues. PM Modi was also absent when Mr Trudeau visited his home state of Gujarat on Monday.
"Wheels up for India and a busy visit, focused on creating good jobs and strengthening the deep connection between the people of our two countries", Trudeau tweeted as the family boarded the plane leaving Ottawa on Friday, February 16th.
Trudeau was accompanied by his wife Shophie and three children Xavier, Hadrien and Ella-Grace Margaret as they paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Gandhi Ashram here.
The Chief Minister has, meanwhile, ordered the administration to ensure that the Canadian Prime Minister and his family is extended all the courtesies befitting their status.
Trudeau was received by a junior minister when he arrived at New Delhi airport on Saturday and by district officials when he visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra the next day.
The Punjab chief minister would be the first major Indian leader to meet the visiting prime minister Justin Trudeau during his maiden state visit.
"On official state visits to India, PM Modi personally greets and welcomes the Israeli PM, UAE Crown prince and U.S. president". In the past, Singh has alleged that some of Trudeau's cabinet ministers are Khalistani sympathisers.
Later, Trudeau along with his family paid a visit to rescued elephants at a care centre run by animal welfare organisation Wildlife SOS in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and said that India's wildlife needs protection. Impressed and inspired by the place, the Canadian Prime Minister expressed the need peace, humanity and truth in the today's world.
"A scant month ago, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Taj, the UP CM personally showed him around".