New Delhi, October 8

Rubbing shoulders with the common man, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on October 8 took time off to visit a local market in Chennai and purchased vegetables.

During the day-long visit to Chennai, she halted at the Mylapore market, interacted with vendors and local residents, and also bought kitchen items.

"During her day-long visit to Chennai, Smt @nsitharaman made a halt at Mylapore market where she interacted with the vendors & local residents and also purchased vegetables" a tweet from the office of the Finance Minister said.

She also inaugurated 'Ananda Karuna Vidhyalayam' - a multi-disciplinary centre for children with special needs at Kallikuppam, Ambattur, Chennai in Tamil Nadu.