Watch: Nirmala Sitharaman buys vegetables from Chennai market – The Indian Express

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s halt at Chennai’s Mylapore market came as a big surprise for local residents and street vendors on Saturday evening.

In a video put out by Sitharaman’s office on Twitter, the minister is seen picking fresh vegetables, and interacting with the public and vendors.

The minister was on a day-long trip to Chennai. She visited a street vegetable stall outside Leo Coffee house on Kapaleeshwar Temple’s Mada street and was seen casually interacting with the customers and the vendor. She picked a few vegetables by herself.

The minister was in the city to inaugurate ‘Ananda Karuna Vidhyalayam’ – a multi-disciplinary centre for children with special needs at Kallikuppam in Ambattur.

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Anandam Learning Centre was started in 2018 for children with learning difficulties such as autism, dyslexia, slow learning disability and especially caters to those families who cannot afford specialised care.