Complete ban on polythene use in Kedarnath: Temple doors to Annapurna will open on 5th May

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ban on polythene use in KedarnathThere has been a strict ban on the use of Polythene on the routes leading to the Char Dham destinations of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Eco Carry bags at pre fixed prices are now being used at the certified refreshment points and certified eateries operated at GMVN. The district magistrate has instructed all involved officials regarding this.

The district magistrate Dr Raghav Langar has acted according to government mandates and has completely banned the use of polythene bags on the specified routes. Currently for the facilitation of travelers the Sonprayag Prashasan has made the supply of large Eco carry bags available at just 5 Rs at Bhimboli, Kedarnath, Gaurikund and Linchouli. Till now there was the heavy use of plastic bags in Kedarnath in the small temporary shops that dotted that area. After the disaster that happened a few years back in Kedarnath the Government has taken large steps to cleanse the area. The responsibility of making these areas polythene free has been given to the Zila Panchayat.

On 5th May the doors to the Annapurna temple will open in Doditaal. On last Sunday The Agora in Klaisu had seen a large conference in which the opening ceremonies of Annapurna mandir were discussed. On 4th may the villagers in Agora will set off and reach Klaisu with their processions of deities. On 5th may 9.00 A.M the doors of the Annapurna Mandir will open for the locals in summer worship season. The sacred place of Doditaal is situated at a distance of 18 km from the last well-constructed road. Doditaal Paryatan Committee Head Mr. Kamal Singh has said that on 5th May the NagDevta from Dhasra, Seku Veer Bhadra deity and the Lord Narayana Diety from Agora will arrive. The door to Annapurna temple will open up in presence of NagDevta deity.
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