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Kedarnath to reopen as per schedule: Temple committee official

The sacred portals of Kedarnath will be reopened for devotees as per the original schedule on April 29, a temple committee official said.

Published: 21st April 2020 08:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st April 2020 08:51 PM   |  A+A-

Kedarnath

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By PTI

GOPESHWAR: The sacred portals of Kedarnath will be reopened for devotees as per the original schedule on April 29, a temple committee official said on Tuesday.

After the date for opening of Badrinath was deferred to May 15 on Monday because of the novel coronavirus pandemic it was being speculated that the opening of Kedarnath may also be rescheduled.

However, the chief priest of the Himalayan temple, Bhima Shankar Ling, announced, after discussing with temple committee officials here, that its gates will be reopened for devotees at 6.10 am on April 29 as per the original schedule, media incharge of the temple committee Harish Gaud said.

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