Kedarnath shrine to reopen on April 24

Gopeshwar: The sacred portals of Kedarnath shrine will be reopened on April 24 this year. The gates of the shrine will be thrown open to devotees after their wintertime closure at 8.30 AM on April 24, Kedarnath-Badrinath temple committee Chief Executive Officer B D Singh said.

The auspicious date and timing for the reopening ceremony was decided today at Omkareshwar temple Ukhimath in Rudraprayag district where the Lord is worshipped during his winter sojourn.

The famed Himalayan shrine, one of the Char Dhams located in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand is closed annually for the winters when it remains snowbound.

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