One of the popular char dhams that people would be eager to visit and a piece of good news for devotees who have eagerly been waiting to visit Uttarakhand as the Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board has recently announced that the portals of Kedarnath Temple will reopen from 17th May onwards.
According to the board, the idol of Lord Shiva will be moved from his winter abode Ukhimath’s Omkareshwar to the famous temple. Kedarnath Temple is all set to reopen for devotees from 5 AM starting 17th May.
The famous temple was shut down to devotees on November 16, 2020, and another renowned temple Badrinath Temple was also shut down on November 19, 2020. According to the reports, the Badrinath temple will also reopen starting 18th May onwards.
Gangotri and Yamunotri temples will reopen to devotees from May 14, 2021, onwards and soon after reopening most of the temples, the Char Dham Yatra will commence for this year.
Every year, the main doors of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri will be opened to tourists from April to May. These temples will remain closed to devotees for a period of 6 months due to heavy snowfall in these regions.