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PM Modi to visit Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on November 5 to inaugurate key infrastructure projects

As per a release of the PMO's office, the Prime Minister will offer prayers at Kedarnath Temple and thereafter inaugurate Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveil the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya.

PM Modi to visit Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on November 5 to inaugurate key infrastructure projects-dnm
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 31, 2021, 4:20 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath, one of the four famous Hindu shrines in Uttarakhand on November 5 to offer prayers, inaugurate and also lay the foundation stone of several key infrastructure projects.

As per a release of the PMO's office, the Prime Minister will offer prayers at Kedarnath Temple and thereafter inaugurate Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveil the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya.

The Samadhi has been reconstructed after the destruction in the 2013 floods, sources added.

"Prime Minister will review and inspect the executed and ongoing works along the Saraswati Ashtapath, PM will also address a public rally. He will inaugurate key infrastructure projects which have been completed, including Saraswati Retainig Wall Ashtapath and Ghats, Mandakini Retaining Wall Ashtapath, Tirth Purohit Houses and Garud Chatti bridge on river Mandakini," it added.

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To mark this historic occasion, BJP has planned a nationwide programme and has invited sadhus, devotees and common man at four Dhams, twelve Jyotirlingas and prominent temples (87) established all across the country along the route taken by Shri Adi Shankaracharya during his travels.

Placement of LEDs/big screens at all these places would be done to facilitate the public viewing of the PM’s programme.

The release further informed that the projects have been completed at a cost of over Rs 130 crore.

It further said that PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone for multiple projects worth over Rs 180 crore, including the Redevelopment of Sangam Ghat, First Aid and Tourist Facilitation Centre, Admin Office and Hospital, two Guest Houses, Police Station, Command and Control Centre, Mandakini Aasthapath Queue Management and rain shelter and Saraswati Civic Amenity Building.

Modi’s forthcoming visit to the Himalayan temple will mark the completion of the first phase of reconstruction works in Kedarpuri and beginning of the second phase. The programme assumes significance as the hill state is headed for assembly polls next year.

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