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Modi reaches Uttarakhand, to pray at Kedarnath shrine

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arrived here on Wednesday and left for in a chopper, officials said.

flew into the state capital in a special (IAF) plane. He was received at the by and other senior officials.

Besides praying at Kedearnath's Lord Shiva shrine, will also review the reconstruction work of the famous temple which was devastated in the 2013 floods that killed thousands.

has taken personal interest in the reconstruction and has visited the shrine twice in the last six months.

It has been snowing in the region for the past few days and the road from the VIP helipad to the shrine that had been covered with snow has been cleared.

is also scheduled to watch a video presentation prepared by the officials on the reconstruction work of the guest house near the shrine.

According to reports reaching here, might visit Harshil where he will spend Diwali with (ITBP) troopers.

On Tuesday, visited Harshil and reviewed the preparedness of the troopers.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 09:12 IST
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