India’s Modi Picks Up Trash From Seaside Town While Hosting China’s Xi | 10/11/2019 | Staff
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went picking up trash on Saturday from a scenic beach resort where he is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks.

Modi and Xi are meeting in the southern town of Mamallapuram, home to centuries old wind-swept temple monuments but also popular with tourists for surfing in its perfect waves.

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But Modi released a video of himself going “plogging” – an activity where joggers combine their run or walk with picking up the trash – on the beach outside his luxury resort early on Saturday.

He collected plastic bottles – on which he has declared war – as well as banana skins and other litter in a big plastic bag, as the waves rolled into the shore in his latest effort to highlight the lack of cleanliness in public places in India.

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“Plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram this morning. It lasted for over 30 minutes. Also handed...
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