Three people, including a junior engineer and his assistant, were killed on Saturday morning after being hit by falling rocks and boulders in a landslide on the Badrinath national highway, officials said.
He told reporters he did not ask for anything while praying as it is not his nature. "God has given us capacity to give and not demand," he said.
He reached the shrine situated at a height of 11,755 feet near the Mandakini river on Saturday and paid obeisance. He also took stock of development work in the temple town.
Beginning 18 May, PM Modi is set to embark on a two-day journey to the Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines in Uttarakhand, ahead of the results on 23 May.
Modi will visit Kedarnath on May 18 and offer prayers at Badrinath the following day, Pradesh BJP media incharge Devendra Bhasin said.
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Dehradun: Breaking the lull since the 2013 disaster, over more than 7.5 lakh pilgrims from all over the world have visited the Hindu shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand this year. The last time such a large footfall was achieved was in 2010, three years before disaster struck the annual Char Dham pilgrimage when flash floods …
Dehradun: Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand as routes have been blocked at many places due to landslides, an official said on Saturday. The Badrinath highway has been shut at the Lambagad area in Chamoli district. The 14th group of pilgrims to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been held …