PM Modi cleans Mamallapuram beach ahead of talks with Chinese President

Mahabalipuram:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi  collected plastic bottles, plates and other garbage thrown on the beach outside the Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort and Spa  here in Tamil Nadu on Saturday Morning.

Clad in a black kurta-pajama, Modi was seen with a large plastic bag in hand during his early morning walk as he picked out plastic litter, water bottles strewn on the sands.

Walking bare foot along the sea shore, he was seen picking up slippers from the sands normally given to guests staying at the five-star property.

In a series of tweets in keeping with his Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, the Prime Minister also said: “Plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram this morning. It lasted for over 30 minutes. Also handed over my ‘collection’ to Jeyaraj, who is a part of the hotel staff.

“Let us ensure our public places are clean and tidy. Let us also ensure we remain fit and healthy,” PM Modi tweeted.

Earlier in the day , the Prime Minister also shared pictures of him going on a morning walk on the beach.

 

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On Friday, Modi held the second informal summit with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mahabalipuram. The two leaders are set to hold more meetings on Saturday, where trade and business will be the main focus.

(Inputs from IANS)

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