It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday announced an elaborate reconstruction and rehabilitation programme for Kedarnath shrine and surrounding areas including erecting protective walls around the famed temple.
A team of experts from Archaeological Survey of India is likely to visit the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand on Sunday to assess the quantum of damage caused by the flood fury and restoration required for the shrine.
A team of experts from Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will visit the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand to assess the quantum of damage caused by the flood fury and restoration required for the shrine.
Different political parties in Uttarakhand including the ruling Congress and BJP, Wednesday asked their workers to offer help to the district administration in supplying relief material to people affected by the natural calamity.
While the relief and rescue operation is in full swing in Uttarakhand, which has been completely devastated by unprecedented flash floods, CM Vijay Bahuguna on Wednesday said that the famous Kedarnath Shrine temple is safe.
The famous Kedarnath shrine was virtually submerged in mud and slush where 50 people died in the unprecedented flash floods that claimed over 130 lives in Uttarkhand and Himachal Pradesh and left over 70,000 pilgrims for Himalayan shrines stranded.