PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

Updated: Oct 12, 2019, 12:59 | Jonita Colaco
  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a walk along the Mamallapuram coast ahead of his talks with Chinese President Xi Jingping.   

     

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    'Refreshing walk and exercises in Mamallapuram, along the scenic coast,' Modi tweeted.

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi also undertook a 30-minute plogging initiative at the beach

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    He urged people to "ensure our public places are clean and tidy! Let us also ensure we remain fit and healthy."

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    On Friday, a veshti-wearing Modi received Xi in the afternoon in the historic coastal city, which is famous for its temples and architecture dating back to the Pallava Dynasty

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    Modi chose to wear a veshti with a white half-sleeved shirt and angvastram. He carried out the rest of the day's engagements wearing the traditional attire

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    The close ties shared between the two leaders shone through, as Modi took Xi on a guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites like Arjuna's Penance, Krishna's Butter Ball, Pancha Rathas and the Shore Temple.

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  • PM Narendra Modi takes a walk along Mamallapuram beach, goes plogging

    While touring the magnificent Panch Rathas complex, the two leaders sat down to catch their breaths and sipped on fresh coconut water, which was quite a departure from the 'Chai pe Charcha' that Modi is known for.

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Ahead of his informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jingping on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also shared photos of his morning walk at a beach in Mamallapuram. Photos/ PTI

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