Kedarnath shrine portals closed for winter

#Rudraprayag #Uttarakhand Kedarnath shrine portals have been ceremonially closed for winter on Saturday at 6 am. Kedarnath temple's deity statue will be taken to Ukhimath, where it will be worshipped. The officials of district administration and police will also join the procession. A band of Indian Army will also play at different halts on the way, said a report in Times of India. District magistrate Rudraprayag district, Raghav Langhar said, the procession will halt at Gauri Kund and Guptkasi and will reach Ukhimath on the fourth day. He added that the re-development of Kedarnath region will continue for next month and a half, as per the state government's decision. The sector magistrates, police post and different working agencies will remain there along with laborers. Therefore the three medical posts, each at Kedarnath, Lincholi and Bhimbali will continue to function. The portals of Gangotri have already been closed and the deity has been relocated to Mukhva.

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