PM Narendra Modi to launch projects in Kedarnath todayPublished By: 24newsmedia
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath upon Friday, a daylight in the by now the Himalayan shrine dedicated to Shiva is closed for six winter months.
Considering the incomplete flood auspices works and reconstruction of Kedarpuri that needs to be ended, Modi will be laying the launch rock for projects worth hundreds of crores of rupees, Uttarakhand BJP president Ajay Bhatt told The Indian Express. This will be the PMs second visit to Kedarnath in less than six months.
The town of Kedarpuri, which encompasses the Kedarnath shrine located at an altitude of 3,583 metres, had undergone devastation in June 2013 after a glacier lake breached due to oppressive rainfall and caused flash floods in the river Mandakini, which passes through the Kedar valley.
Bhatt said, Modiji has been thinking just about the reconstruction of Kedarnath for quite some time. Over four years after the Kedarnath floods, not much leisure pursuit has been finished, so Modiji will be launching projects for reconstruction of Kedarpuri.
The projects accumulation construction of houses for purohits of Kedarnath, repair of the bridle passage to Kedarnath, construction of ghats in Kedarpuri, flood auspices put-on unventilated Mandakini and Saraswati rivers, and opening-laying ceremony of a samadhi sthal for Adi Sankara.
After offering prayers, surrounded by tight security provided by 500 police personnel, six IPS officers and 10 gazetted officers, Modi will domicile the public from the shrine premises, Rudraprayag SP Prahlad Meena said. The PM will achieve Kedarnath at 10 am and be upon the shrine premises for one and a half hours, he added.
At least 4,000 people, including Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat and come clean ministers and BJP workers, are acclaimed to be facility upon the Kedarnath premises.
The PM visited Kedarnath upon May 3, following the doors of the shrine were opened after the winter rupture.