Modi cleans Mamallapuram beach ahead of meeting with President

Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is here for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, was on a cleaning spree on Saturday morning at the Mamallapuram beach. In a video released by the Prime Minister on Twitter, the leader can be seen picking up plastic litter, water bottles and other waste from the beach during his morning walk.

The PM also said that the “plogging” at Mamallapuram beach lasted for 30 minutes after which he handed over the collected material to Jeyaraj, who is part of the hotel staff. He also urged people to ensure that public places are kept clean.

“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.