Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stones for various development projects in Kedarnath. He inaugurated Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveiled the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya as he reviewed the ongoing infrastructure works.
Recalling his interaction with soldiers in Nowshera on Diwali day, he said that yesterday he expressed the feelings of Indians 130 crore to the soldiers, today in Govardhan Puja he said that I am on the land of soldiers and in divine presence. by Baba Kedar.
Modi said: “The new facilities like shelters, facilitation centers will make life easier for priests and faithful and allow them to fully immerse themselves in the divine experience of pilgrimage. years were unimaginable. People who had come here before, I thought our Kedar Dham would rise again? But my inner voice said he would stand with more pride than ever. ”
The prime minister said that due to Lord Kedar’s grace and Adi Shankaracharya’s inspiration and experience in dealing with the aftermath of the Bhuj earthquake, he could come in handy in these difficult times.
“Today, our cultural heritage centers of faith are regarded with deserved and worthy pride, as they should be regarded. A great temple of Lord Shri Ram is being established in Ayodhya. Ayodhya is regaining its glory . Just two days ago the whole world attended the great Deepotsav celebration in Ayodhya. Today we can imagine how great the ancient cultural form of India must have been, “said Modi.
India is now setting tough targets and deadlines. It is not acceptable for India to be timid about deadlines and targets, ”the Prime Minister said.
Modi also informed that work is proceeding at a rapid pace on the Chardham road project, connecting the Chardham highways. In the future, work has started so that the faithful can come here to Kedarnath by cable cars.
The Prime Minister also praised the discipline shown by Uttarakhand in the fight against Corona. Overcoming geographic challenges, Uttarakhand and its people have now reached the goal of 100% single-dose vaccination, the prime minister said.