Home News Reports Kedarnath Shrine opens in new avatar after winter break, laser show, new facilities greet devotees

Kedarnath Shrine opens in new avatar after winter break, laser show, new facilities greet devotees

The Kedarnath shrine was reopened for pilgrims early on April 28 after the 6-month long winter break. Every year, the shrine is closed for the winter months and the main idol of Baba Kedarnath is worshipped in the Omkareshwar Temple in Ukhimath. In a grand reopening ceremony, the idol was brought in a flower-adorned palanquin to be reinstalled in the temple. Thousands of devotees had flocked to the Himalayan temple to have a Darshan and to offer prayers.

courtesy: Ktectours

courtesy: ANI

- Advertisement - - article resumes -

According to reports, the Kedarnath shrine will now have several revamped and new amenities for visiting pilgrims and residing priests. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a devotee of Baba Kedarnath and he been personally supervising the construction works on the Kedarpuri project. Before the shrine was opened to tourists, earlier last week, the PM had reportedly conducted a review of the ongoing work through drone cameras.

A meditation cave, new pavements and amenities for the pilgrims have been added. The meditation cave is set to open by May. A laser show on Lord Shiva has been one of the major attractions for the pilgrims coming to the shrine.

The government of Uttarakhand under CM Trivendra Singh Rawat had taken careful measures to organise the reopening ceremony with much glory and enthusiasm.

The Char-Dham yatra has now been completely opened to pilgrims with the reopening of the Badrinath Dham Shrine today.

courtesy: Trivendra Singh Rawat, CM, Uttarakhand

The routes to Gangotri and Yamunotri were opened on April 18. With revamped facilities and new attractions, the Char Dham yatra is expected to bring many pilgrims and tourists to the scenic state of Uttarakhand this year.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Big Story

The reportage of Aaj Tak journalist Anjana Om Kashyap and TV Bharatvarsh journalist Ajit Anjum raised concerns of how bullish and high-handed the media was being with unsuspecting doctors who were only doing their job.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Uttar Pradesh: IPS Ajay Pal Sharma shoots Nazil, accused of abducting, raping and killing a 6-year-old girl

Disturbingly, such incidents of sexual abuse against children have become rampant in India

Tausif Imran Khan repeatedly raped class X girl in Vadodara, took her to religious places to brainwash and convert her

19-year-old Tausif Imran Khan, a class XII student who lived in Manjalpur, has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for sexually exploiting a minor.

When you don’t understand cricket, don’t tweet, else you’d sound like this journalist from The Print

Jyoti Malhotra, a journalist at the Print, which often peddles fake news, wore the hat of a cricketing expert during the India-Afghanistan World Cup match on Saturday.

Rahul Gandhi planning a nation-wide stir over ‘EVM hacking’, may boycott assembly polls: Report

Rahul Gandhi, the current President of the Congress party is planning to launch a non-cooperation movement against the PM Modi led Central government. 
Evangelists going jobless

Evangelists left jobless after Modi government’s crackdown on foreign funds, Pentecostals in Kerala severely affected

Pastors are unable to repay their loans as they stopped receiving their monthly salary for their gospel work

Sidhu’s rant comes back to haunt: Posters in Ludhiana ask him to keep his promise of quitting politics if Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi

In one of the biggest overturns in this Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi had lost from his home turf to BJP' Smriti Irani by 55,120 votes

West Bengal violence: 3 BJP workers, including a 14 year old boy shot for chanting Jai Shree Ram, BJP slams Mamata

The political violence in the state of West Bengal continues unchecked as according to BJP, 3 workers have been shot by the police in Panchasayar in Bankura district for chanting Jai Shree Ram.

No Prakash Javadekar, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ is not an ‘Indian cheer’, it’s a manifestation of the Hindu faith. Don’t cheapen it

Unless the remainder of the interview to Times Now which is yet to be released gives a different picture of Javadekarr's answer, he came off as a defensive, confused man who couldn't stand by his or his party's faith.
Journalist J Gopikrishnan had complained against Mr and Mrs Chidambaram using their 'Sr Advocate' title while facing trial for financial irregularities and scams

SC transfers complaint by journalist against Chidambaram using ‘Sr Advocate’ title to Bar Council

Gopikrishnan today took to Twitter to inform that he has got a message from the Supreme Court stating that his written complaint has been transferred to the concerned Bar Council for 'action deemed fit'.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post