Kedarnath Shrine

With Modi offering prayers, Kedarnath shrine opens to pilgrims

Dehradun: The portals of Kedarnath shrine was opened on Wednesday for the pilgrims with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the annual 'Kapat' (gate) opening ceremony of holy shrine and offering prayer at temple.

According to reports necessary arrangements including food and medical services have been made at yaatrapadaav between Gaurikund to Kedarnath. In view of the safety of pilgrims biometric registration centre have been established at Agastmuni, Guptkashi, Fata, Sonprayag and Kedarnath. Tentage accommodations for seven thousand pilgrims have also been provided at Lincholi and Kedarnath.