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PM to visit Kedarnath shrine on Diwali

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will visit the shrine in on Diwali, sources in the government said on Monday.

They said will offer prayers and review the progress of reconstruction and development projects at the shrine which was hit by devastating floods in 2013.

The last time the had been to was in October 2017 just before the portals of the shrine close for the winters.

After becoming the in 2014, had spent his Diwali at Siachen with jawans.

In 2015, he had visited the border on Diwali. His visit coincided with 50 years of the 1965 Indo-Pak war.

The next year, Modi was in where he spent time with personnel at an outpost.

Modi had spent his fourth Diwali as PM with soldiers at Gurez in last year.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 20:45 IST