Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on one day tour to Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand tomorrow. Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of several re-construction works worth crores of rupees. The Kedarnath township has got a facelift after the 2013 floods that left behind marks of destruction. This will be Prime Minister’s fifth visit to the revered shrine after assuming office in 2014. The portals of the shrine will be closed for visitors on Saturday morning for the winter season.
Mr. Modi will unveil Aadi Guru Shri Shankarachary’s Samadhi Sthal and statue of the spiritual guru. Besides, he will inaugurate a residential complex for the priests. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the flood control wall alongside river Saraswati and Mandakini River, ghats at the riverbank, and a bridge on the river Mandakini.
The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for the first aid centre, tourists facilities, and Mandakini Astha Path Queue Management. The Astha Path will make the ‘darshan’ easy till the Kedarnath temple.