How Chennai is gearing up to welcome Xi Jinping
With two more days to go for Modi-Xi summit, work is in full swing at Mamallapuram to give a facelift to the whole town.
A potential eyesore
Restricted tourist entry
In pic: Indian Airforce Chopper lands closer the Air China Cargo aircraft parked at Chennai airport on Wednesday.
The Tamil Nadu police will assign around 8,000 police personnel at all traffic intersections from ITC Grand Chola Hotel in Guindy, where the Chinese delegation will be staying, to Mamallapuram.
Police patrol vehicles are assigned at all traffic junctions and vehicles fitted with CCTV cameras will be patrolling on the route to Mamallapuram. At least 1,000 police personnel from Kancheepuram district and 600 police personnel from Tiruvallur district have been assigned for security.
Police have started checking the vulnerable point along the routes and have started to verify employees of establishment closer to the route. A check was done at a petrol pump in Tirusulam to verify employees on Wednesday.