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Kedarnath Dham : Rising back from ashes

The team of Archaeological Survey of India has started work of planting carved stones in Kedarnath temple of Uttarakhand. The catastrophy of 2013 caused extensive damaged to temple premises and some of the outer stones.

The funding has been done to fully restore the Kedar valley. For grooming the holy shrine, the Archaeological Survey of India has sanctioned two crore rupees.

Mule booking for two thousand each

In order to transport the supplies, now bearer will have to pay two thousand rupees on booking a mule. Similarly, other materials of restoration work necessary to reach the temple may cost higher than the general. The work of chemical conservation of the temple is being handled by ASI located on New Cantt Road.

Stones being washed with Fullers Earth clay

Currently no chemical usage is done on the stones of Kedarnath shrine. The stones are being polished by applying a layer of fullers clay. The doors of the shrine will be closed daily for a particular time during which the work is done.

News Source : Dainik Jagran, Dehradun

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Published Date: June 11, 2015
Last Updated On: June 11, 2015
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