Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning picked up garbage during his morning stroll on the beach outside the Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort and Spa in Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu.
Clad in black kurta pyjama, the PM collected strewn plastic and garbage for over 30 minutes, and later tweeted asking citizens to stay fit and keep public places 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. pic.twitter.com/qBHLTxtM9y
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 12, 2019
The Prime Minister is here for a two-day summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping.