Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu), Oct. 11 -- : Department of Horticulture here has decorated a huge gate near 'Panch Rathas', where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to visit later in the day.

Around 200 staff members and trainees of the departments spent almost 10 hours to decorate the gate. Almost 18 types of vegetables and fruits have been used in the decoration.

Interestingly, the vegetables and fruits have been brought here from different parts of the state.

While talking to ANI, Tamilvendhan, Additional Director, Department of Horticulture, informed that most the vegetables are organic and directly brought from the farms.

Besides this, traditional banana trees have been planted near Shore Temple h...