Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Mamallapuram.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Mamallapuram.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the famous site of Pallava Era in Mahabalipuram.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mahabalipuram.
PM Modi with President Xi Jinping
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Mamallapuram.
PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the second informal summit at the famous site of Pallava Era in Mahabalipuram.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping in three languages -- Tamil, Mandarin and English.
"President Xi Jinping! Welcome to India," Modi tweeted in English, attaching photos of the Chinese President arriving in Chennai and being received by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
PM Modi arrived in Chennai this morning and was received by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, chief minister K Palaniswami, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam and others at the airport. The Chinese president landed at the Chennai airport in the afternoon, from where he is proceeding to Mamallapuram, 50 km away, amid tight security.
Bhajo re Bhaiyya Ram Govind Hari — a devotional song composed by the 15th-16th century saint Kabir - is also on the agenda, followed by 'Tillana' — a dance performance based on the rhythm patterns of a famous composition called 'Shanti Nilava Vendum', which seeks to promote the message of peace and harmony. The programme concludes with Shanthi Nilava Vendum — a prayer for global peace.