Rudraprayag

Kedarnath portals close for winter

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The sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath were closed on Tuesday for the winter season. Around 1200 devotees attended the ceremony as the gates of the Himalayan shrine were closed at 8.30 am, temple committee sources said. An idol of the presiding deity Lord Shiva was taken in a flower bedecked palanquin after the closure of the portals ...

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Private vehicles won’t be allowed till Gaurikund

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Pilgrims on Kedarnath Yatra will not be able to take their vehicles to Gaurikund. Private vehicles will be allowed only till Sonprayag, six kilometers from Gaurikund. From this there will be travel shifts from Gaurikund by shuttle vehicles. Administration will soon issue permit for shuttle vehicles. Gaurikund, the main stop of Kedarnath Dham, is six kilometers away from Sonprayag. From ...

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Token system at Kedarnath for darshan

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This time, token system will be implemented for pilgrimsvisiting Kedarnath Dham. The administration has started its efforts to develop the system. The trial of this scheme, in collaboration with BKTC, will be started from 9th May on the opening of the portals. Pilgrims in Kedarnath Dham are troubled by standing in the long queues for Darshan. On the one hand, ...

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Portals of Kedarnath to reopen on May 9

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The sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath will be thrown open for devotees on May 9. The gates of the famed temple dedicated to Lord Shiva will be opened at 5.35 am on May 9, Badrinath-Kedarnath Mandir Samiti official Harish Gaud said. The date and timing for the opening of the famed temple was announced at Omkareshwar temple, ...

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Heavy snowfall hampers reconstruction work at Kedarnath

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The reconstruction work at Uttarakhand’s Kedarpuri has been suspended for the next 10 days due to heavy snowfall at the Himalayan shrine, a senior official said on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been closely monitoring the reconstruction work at the famed temple which was hit by flash floods in 2013. Nearly 7-8 feet thick layer of snow has accumulated ...

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State transforms 71.64 hectare land fertile

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat held a review meeting with District Level Officers in Rudraprayag District Office Auditorium. In the meeting, it was informed by the Department of Agriculture that 71.64 hectares of unfertile lying under the 17 Model villages in the district is being transformed into fertile land. Under the same model village, works of plantation ...

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7 labour died during Rudraprayag-Gaurikund road construction

DAINIK NATION BUREAU At least seven labourers were killed, three others injured while another is missing in a landslide near the construction site of the Char Dham all-weather road in Rudraprayag district on Friday, the police said. Taking cognizance on it, additional chief secretray Omprakash has asked their official to conduct safety audit of the all weather road, wherever roads ...

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CS expresses displeasure over kedarnath reconstruction work

DAINIK  NATION BUREAU Chief Secretary has expressed displeasure while reviewing on the spot kedarnath reconstruction work. He found less number of labourers deployed for the safety works at Saraswati river given to Jindal group and found the work slow. He asked them to expedite the construction work till next  inspection. He also asked the DDMA to construct adequate number of ...

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BJP wins election through toss

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU Believe it or not but this is true that BJP candidate wins election by winning toss only. It has been noticed that Rudraprayag municipality BJP candidate and independent candidate earn similar vote i.e. 150 each. Seeing this tie up election commission has decided the result through toss. Toss happened between BJP candidate Uma Devi and Independent candidate ...

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CS reviews ongoing construction works

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh visited Kedarnath Dham and reviewed the under construction works of replica, pathways, ‘Uddav kund’ and other works on Sunday. He gave necessary instructions to the concerned officials to complete the works on time. On this occasion, Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh instructed the irrigation department to complete the work by October 31.  ...

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