A day after campaigning for the last phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections spread over more than a month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes a two-day visit to Uttarakhand on May 18 to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath, he undertakes an arduous climb.
The road leading to the Kedarnath shrine is a stiff uphill on which Prime Minister Modi walked with a stick on one hand and umbrella on the other as the weather in the valley gets worse. This is his fourth visit to Kedarnath since assuming charge as the Prime minister following the BJP’s massive win in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The Prime Minister has a deep sense of attachment towards Uttarakhand.
His arduous trek is to reach Rudra cave and spend some time meditating at a cave. Following heavy rain and cold, arrangements for umbrellas and benches for sitting are also made on the trek. The Prime Minister will spend the night at the Rudra cave in Kedarnath and will fly to Badrinath on Sunday.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Modi shared glimpses of his journey to the Himalayan shrines on social media. Prime Minister will also consult and review the redevelopment projects of the Kedar valley after 2013 floods.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday concluded his 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign by speaking exclusively to Republic Media Network's Executive Editor Abhishek Kapoor wherein he answered on a plethora of key issues including on how the 2019 campaign was different from what happened five years ago.
In his final campaign interview, PM Modi put forth that it is the people of the country who are fighting the elections, not him or the BJP and added that the country will form a stronger government than before.