/Chennai ready to call Chinese President Xi Jinping as ‘Vadakkam’ today, strict security arrangements

Chennai ready to call Chinese President Xi Jinping as ‘Vadakkam’ today, strict security arrangements

The second informal summit between Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping is going to take place on October 11 and 12 in the coastal city of Mamallapuram near Chennai. The entire city has been fortified for its successful organization. Red color has been used fiercely in the city’s decoration. This is because the national flag of China is red.

The Coast Guard has anchored near the city. More than 5000 police personnel from different parts of Tamil Nadu have been deployed. Dozens of temporary police posts have been formed in view of security. 800 CCTV cameras have been installed in the city through which 24-hour surveillance of roads and other roads is being done.

Fishermen have been asked to stay away from the sea. Police personnel in plain clothes are monitoring. SPG and bomb disposal squad are also monitoring various areas including the memorial. Close to two dozen investigative dogs have been deployed.

Red color effect in city decoration
The city is decorated with Rangoli at many places. Red color has been used prominently in decoration. The work of cleaning and beautification of monuments and other places has been completed. The entire coastal city is decorated with around 100 decorative lights. Special reception arches have been erected at the entrance of the city. Modi-Jinping cutouts have been put up all over the city. Many places have written welcome messages in Hindi and Tamil along with Chinese.

Strong and stable relations can be discussed
This dialogue, which takes place in the backdrop of the growing rift in China’s trade relations with the US, will discuss strengthening India-China bilateral relations. Although the agenda of the meeting is not fixed, but the two leaders can also discuss ways to expand trade and business relations. During this time political relations, trade and coordination on the nearly 3500 km long Sino-India border can also be discussed. The key aspect of the conversation will be how the two countries will overcome differences and how the ups and downs of the relationship will turn into stability. Significantly, the first informal summit between Modi-Xi was held in 2018 in Wuhan, China.

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