Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Monday visited Chennai for the first time since his re-election in May, hailed the city for its hospitality and food.Addressing a gathering of students and researchers who had participated in the Singapore-India Hackathon at the IIT-Madras Research Park, Mr. Modi said he did not notice any fatigue on the faces of the participants, who had toiled for 36 hours over the last two days.He said he could sense that the participants had a “sense of satisfaction”, which came from “Chennai’s breakfast”, which included idli, dosa and vada.Heaping more praises on the city, Mr. Modi said, “The hospitality offered by the city of Chennai is extraordinary in its warmth.”‘Visit Mamallapuram’Calling upon the participants from Singapore to keep Chennai’s “rich culture and great heritage” in mind, he said he wanted them to visit Mamallapuram, a World Heritage Site known for its rock-cut sculptures.
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