The Indian Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday, October 9, that a summit between Indian Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be held in Chennai on Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12. The meeting comes amid strained relationships between the two countries, weeks after Chinese leaders declared their support for Pakistan on the Kashmir dispute.
Associated protests are possible as several Tibetan activists have been arrested since Sunday, October 6, for allegedly planning protests during the summit.
Heightened security measures and associated disruptions are expected in Chennai during the visit.
Individuals in Chennai are advised to anticipate heightened security measures and associated disruptions during the visit and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.
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