Heavy snowfall on Monday delayed the departure of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his Uttarakhand counterpart Trivendra Singh Rawat for Badrinath after they’d provided prayers at Kedarnath temple and attended a ceremony for the closure of its portals for winter.
The 2 chief ministers had arrived at Kedarnath on Sunday and have been scheduled to depart for Badrinath temple after the closure of Kedarnath gates at eight.30 AM on Monday.
Heavy snowfall started at Kedarnath on Sunday evening and continued until Monday, delaying their departure.
Each the chief ministers, nonetheless, gave the impression to be having fun with the snowfall.
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“Snow is the attire of Baba Kedar. The snowfall can also be good for the crops. It (snowfall) is a bathe of divine blessings,” Rawat advised reporters in Kedarnath.
When requested about their delayed departure, Rawat stated with a smile, “We’d comply with Baba Kedar’s instructions.”
An data division official in Chamoli stated the 2 chief ministers have been in Kedarnath as their helicopter couldn’t take off because of the inclement climate.
The chief ministers have been scheduled to supply prayers at Badrinath temple devoted to Lord Vishnu. Yogi additionally needed to lay the muse stone of a vacationer visitor home at Badrinath to be constructed by the Uttar Pradesh authorities.
There was heavy snowfall in Badrinath too.
The portals of Kedarnath and Yamunotri temples have been closed for winter on Monday.