Chennai and China share a very old history with each other. Modi planned to meet the Chinese president to spotlight the great history of China and Chennai. During the ancient times in Pallava reign, India shared a great relationship of trade with China. Pallava dynasty had the capital Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram as a major seaport. It looks like Chennai has 1700 years old relation with China. The history of Bodhidharma is unknown to many people, but it has holds some major accounts of history.
During Pallava reign, the Chinese monk Xuanzang who visited India also explain the history well. Bodhidharma is said to be the son of the third Pallava king son who travelled all the way up north to China in order to share knowledge. Bodhidharma founded the martial arts like Kung-Fu at the Shaolin temple. Modi-Xi meets at Mamallapuram near Mahabalipuram is all about to revive the old relation of China and India. This will make the bond between the two countries, even more, stronger and better.
Mahabalipuram was global seaport during those times. The Pallava’s king helped Chinese kingdom to keep a check on the Tibet kingdom, which was a growing kingdom during those times. Many travellers have mentioned the port in their travel journals to travel to the south-east of Asia. Hiuen Tsang a Chinese traveller has mentioned about this seaport in his travel records. Many other records of European evidence also has been found in the archaeological grounds, which explains that Mahabalipuram was quite a famous place for travellers from around the world.
This summit looks upon the trade relation with China and India. And a close look at the threats of terrorism and radicalism and rise against it together. This summit will also look into bilateral relation of two countries. President Xi is looking forward to work closely alongside Prime Minister Modi for the economic development of two countries. This summit is said to be the third meet between the two leaders since the re-election of the PM Modi and sixth since PM Modi and President Xi sat down for their first informal summit in Wuhan last April.
President Xi and PM Modi discussed the trade between two countries and enhances the trade volume and their trade value between the two countries. There was an acknowledgement that both countries to work together to see that radicalisation and terrorism didn’t affect the fabric of our multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, multi-religious societies.
The ties between the two countries will get stronger more after this summit. And India and China will share a great future of prosperity and development.