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In Uttarakhand, PM Modi unveils statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath

PM Modi also inaugurates redevelopment projects worth Rs 130 crore

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 05, 2021 10:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday unveiled the statue of Adi Shankaracharya on the premises of the Kedarnath Temple in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

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The 'samadhi' of Adi Shankaracharya has been reconstructed after its destruction in the 2013 Uttarakhand floods. Before the inauguration, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers and performed 'aarti' at the ancient temple. He paid obeisance to Lord Shiva and undertook circumambulation of the Kedarnath shrine after offering prayers.

Located on the bank of Mandakini river, Kedarnath Temple is the of the four ancient pilgrimage sites referred to as 'Char Dham Yatra' which also include Yamunotri, Gangotri and Badrinath. Built in the 8th century AD. by Jagad Guru Adi Shankaracharya, Kedarnath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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Inaugurates redevelopment projects worth Rs 130 crore

Uttarakhand News: Pm Narendra Modi Kedarnath Visit, Reaching Dham For The Fifth Time In Four Years - Pm Modi Uttarakhand Visit: बाबा केदार के अगाध भक्त हैं प्रधानमंत्री, चार वर्षों में पांचवी

Later, PM Modi inaugurated various redevelopment projects worth Rs 130 crore in Kedarnath. The projects include Saraswati Retaining Wall Aasthapath and ghats, Mandakini retaining wall Aasthapath, Tirth Purohit houses and Garud Chatti bridge on the Mandakini.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to address a public rally during his visit to the shrine. His visit comes ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttarakhand in 2022.

PM Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath Dham on November 5 is coming for the fifth time - पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी पांच नवंबर को केदारनाथ में करेंगे दर्शन, पांचवीं बार आ रहे हैं धाम

-PTC News