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In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Kedarnath Temple located in Uttarakhand on Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river. The prime minister's temple visit comes a day after campaigning for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 ended. After Kedarnath, the prime minister will also pay a visit to another Himalayan shrine of Badrinath, dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu, on Sunday. Earlier on Friday, the prime minister reached Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun on his two-day visit to the Himalayan state. The portals of both the shrines were reopened for devotees after winter break early this month.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 May 2019, 02:38:24 PM
In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Kedarnath Temple located in Uttarakhand on Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river. The prime minister's temple visit comes a day after campaigning for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 ended. After Kedarnath, the prime minister will also pay a visit to another Himalayan shrine of Badrinath, dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu, on Sunday. Earlier on Friday, the prime minister reached Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun on his two-day visit to the Himalayan state. The portals of the both the shrines were reopened for devotees after winter break early this month.
In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

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DGP (law and order) Ashok Kumar said that security around the temple has been strengthened ahead of Modi’s visit.
In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

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The Election Commission is learnt to have given its go ahead to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttarakhand.
In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

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The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) had sought the Election Commission's permission for Modi's two-day official visit to Uttarakhand.
In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

In Pictures: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath shrine

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The portals of the both the shrines were reopened for devotees after winter break early this month.