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PM Modi will visit Kedarnath, Badrinath to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 3,400 cr

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives on Friday for a two-day visit to Uttarakhand during which he will perform a “puja” at Kedarnath and Badrinath temples.

PM will also lay the foundation stone for connectivity projects worth over Rs 3,400 crore.

Around 8:30 a.m. Modi will perform ‘darshan’ and ‘puja’ at Kedarnath temple and around 9 a.m. the prime minister will lay the foundation stone for the Kedarnath cable car project, a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO ) said.

He will visit the Adi Guru Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal and also review the progress of development works along Mandakini Asthapath and Saraswati Asthapath.

Thereafter, Prime Minister Modi will reach Badrinath where around 11:30 a.m. he will perform ‘darshan’ and ‘puja’ at Badrinath temple, he added.

He will also review the progress of the riverfront development works, followed by the laying of the foundation stone for the road and cable car projects at Mana village. Thereafter, around 2 p.m., he will give an update on the progress of the development work on the finish area and the lakes, the statement said.

The Kedarnath cable car will be around 9.7 km long and will connect Gaurikund to Kedarnath, reducing the travel time between the two locations from the current six to seven hours to just around 30 minutes.

SC to hear plea against pre-trial detention of Kerala law student

The Supreme Court agreed to hear the plea of ​​a mother on Friday whose law student son was detained under Kerala’s Anti-Social Activity Prevention Act.

“List him for tomorrow,” a bench consisting of Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justice Bela M Trivedi said on Thursday.

The mother of the detained student said he had been in pre-trial detention for more than 110 days and that the Kerala High Court granted time to law enforcement in September to seek the opinion of the legal department on his detention.