The doors of Gangotri Dham will be closed for the winter season on November 14, an official statement issued by Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee said.
On the occasion of Annakoot, also known as Govardhan Puja, the doors of Gangotri Dham will be closed for the winter season.
According to the Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee, Yamunotri Dham will be closed for winter on November 15.
“The date of closing of the doors of Badrinath Dham will be decided on Vijay Dashami, October 24 in Badrinath Dham. A religious ceremony will be organized on the premises of Badrinath Temple to announce the date of closure of the doors,” an official statement said.
“In the presence of Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee (BKTC) President Ajendra Ajay, Rawal (Chief Priest) and Dharma Adhikari will announce the auspicious time of closing of the doors after the Panchang calculation,” it added.
Earlier, Indian Air Force Chief VR Chaudhari visited and offered prayers at Badrinath Temple and Kedarnath Temple on October 15 in Uttarakhand.
(with inputs from ANI)