Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 07 Nov 2021, 10:32 am
New Delhi/NITN: Kedarnath, in the Garhwal Himalayas, is set to receive a facelift with several development projects earmarked for this popular pilgrimage centre of Uttarakhand.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on November 5, laid foundation stones and dedicated to the nation these projects in Kedarnath, which include shelters and facilitation centres among other things.
He unveiled the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya, the Indian philosopher and theologian whose works had a strong impact on the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta.
No words are enough to do justice to the monumental contribution of the great Adi Shankaracharya towards preserving our culture. In Kedarnath today, I had the honour of dedicating to the nation the Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi. pic.twitter.com/niV2Gg2Hd9— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 5, 2021
He also inaugurated the rebuilt Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi, which was earlier damaged severely in the 2013 floods.
The PM in his speech also said that work for the Chardham Road Project is progressing at a fast pace and also passenger ropeways for Kedarnath and Hemkund Sahib are on the anvil.
Image credit: Photo by Akshay Syal on Unsplash
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