Portals of Kedarnath temple reopened today
The portals of Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand re-opened on Wednesday after five pilgrims carried a palanquin with Lord Panchmukhi's idol through ten feet of snow and placed the same in the temple. The Kedarnath temple was wrapped up in a thick blanket of snow for the last six months. Every year, Kumao Battalion of the Army takes out the annual Panchmukhi Doli Yatra and places the idol in the temple. But this time, only five pilgrims were allowed for procession because of lockdown. An official announcement regarding Char Dham yatra yet to be made because of lockdown.