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Badrinath temple to reopen in May

The portals of Badrinath temple, closed every year with the onset of winter, would be thrown open to public on May 9.

india Updated: Jun 07, 2012 17:04 IST

The portals of Badrinath temple, closed every year with the onset of winter, would be thrown open to public on May 9, it was announced on Monday.



The

Mahurat

date for the reopening of the temple was announced at Narendranagar palace by the Raj

purohit

on the occasion of Basant Panchami on Monday in the presence of Boland Badri Maharaja Manujendra Shah, a Badrinath Kedardanath temple official said.



"The Badrinath temple will be reopened on May 9 at 4 am," said NP Jamloki the publicity officer of the temple committee.



The portals of Badrinath shrine, situated in the Himalayas, were closed for the winter season on November 16 last year.