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Watch: PM Modi takes 'swachhta' mission to Mamallapuram, spends 30 minutes cleaning the beach 

The prime minister urged everyone to remain committed to the cause of cleanliness. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Oct 12, 2019, 09.59 AM (IST) Edited By: Sparshita Saxena

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stole some quiet time for himself amid his busy schedule and took a walk on the seaside of the Mamallapuram beach in Tamil Nadu. 

"Refreshing walk and exercises in Mamallapuram, along the scenic coast," the prime minister tweeted out today along with pictures of him walking and exercising on the scenic beachside of Mamallapuram. 

The prime minister arrived at the coastal town, also known as Mahabalipuram, yesterday for the second informal India-China summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping

PM Modi this morning was also seen cleaning the beach, taking the 'swachhta abhiyan' to Mamallapuram. 

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"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," PM's tweet read.

The prime minister, in his post, urged everyone to remain committed to the cause of cleanliness and stay fit and active. 

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"Let us ensure our public places are clean and tidy! Let us also ensure we remain fit and healthy," he tweeted. 

Watch: Indo-China informal summit - Modi, Xi spend five hours of 'quality time'

Chinese President Xi Jinping's short visit to India will come to an end this afternoon after attending the lunch hosted by PM Modi. President Xi will leave for Nepal this afternoon.