Indian Prime Minister picks litter from beach during morning walk

Indian Prime Minister picks litter from beach during morning walk

- Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, held an informal summit with Chinese president, Xi Jinping, in Mamallapuram

- Modi during his early morning walk on Saturday, October 12, was seen plogging litters from the beach

- The PM charges people to take exercise serious so as to live healthily and keep fit

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Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, who recently hosted the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, at an informal summit held at a resort was seen on Saturday, October 12, picking up trashes on the Mamallapuram beach.

The prime minister was seen with a bag of dirt in a video he shared via his Twitter page on Saturday. He was picking up plastic litter, used water bottles, and other waste from the beach when he was taking his early morning walk.

In a three-minute video Modi released on Twitter, he was seen collecting waste and urging the people to ensure that public places are clean and tidy.

The PM also admonished the people to exercise so as to keep fit and healthy.

He captioned the video:

“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.”

Plogging is a word used to explain the combination of jogging with picking up litter.

In another tweet, Modi said,"Refreshing walk and exercises in Mamallapuram, along the scenic coast.”

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