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Kedarnath Opens For Devotees Amid bad Weather, portals of shrine opened; decoration of 20 quintal of flowers

The portals of Kedarnath shrine opened after a winter break this morning, with thousands of pilgrims braving sub-zero temperatures in the snow-covered town to offer prayers at the Himalayan temple.

Temple chief priest opened the gates of the temple amid rituals and chanting of shlokas.

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, offered prayers at the temple, said, “The first ‘puja’ was done on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi under whose leadership a grand Kedarpuri has been built”.

Due to bad weather, the journey to Kedarnath is a little difficult and challenging at present but it will become smooth in a few days as the weather improves, he told media in Kedarnath.

The temple was decorated with 20 quintal of flowers Even after bad weather, rush of devotees turned up to have Baba’s darshan Since morning, long queues of devotees were seen for darshan. Doors of Badrinath Dham will open on April 27.

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