New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (October 20) shared a Tamil translation of a poem that he penned during his stay in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, where he had held informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

"Here is a Tamil translation of the poem I wrote while I was at the picturesque shores of Mamallapuram a few days ago," the Prime Minister said in a tweet, posting a picture of the Tamil translation of the poem.

In his eight-paragraph poem, the Prime Minister talked about the ocean's relationship with the sun, waves and its pain and restraint despite unparalleled power.

"I was lost in conversation with the sea during a morning walk on Mahabalipuram beach. This conversation conveys the world of my feelings. I am sharing this with you in the form of a poem," he had said sharing the poem on October 13.

PM Modi was also seen plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram on the morning of October 12.

President Xi Jinping was in India on a two-day informal summit.

The Prime Minister had also quoted Tamil poet Kaniyan Pungundranar in his address to the United Nations General Assembly.