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Uttarakhand CM visits Kedarnath, pacifies protesting priest before PM visit

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Uttarakhand CM visits Kedarnath, pacifies protesting priest before PM visit

Two days after former Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat faced protests from priests in Kedarnath, who showed him black flags and raised slogans, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday visited the temple to sort out the issue with the priests and reviewed preparations before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on Friday.State ministers Harak Singh Rawat and Subodh Uniyal accompanied Dhami.Priests of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamnotri dham are opposing the Devasthanam Board Act, enacted during Trivendra Rawat’s tenure as CM. Under the law, 51 temples associated with the four shrines are governed by the Devasthanam Board, formed through a legislation two years ago.

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