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Kedarnath, Yamunotri shrines shut for winter break

IANS  |  Dehradun 

Amid chanting of hymns and rituals, the gates of the and Yamunotri shrines closed for the winter recess on Friday.

The closed on Thursday while the would close for winter on November 20.

During the winter break of six months, Kedarnath's Lord will be at the in Ukhimath. Goddess Yamuna will stay put at Khushimath (Kharsali).

During the closure of gates, 1,785 pilgrims were present other than the officials of the

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 17:40 IST
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