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President Pranab Mukherjee’s scheduled visit to the Kedarnath shrine in the Rudraprayag district of Uttaranchal was cancelled at the last moment today due to bad weather conditions in the area.
His chopper could not land in Kedarnath because of the weather. The President had left from his residence Rashtrapati Bhavan in the morning. According to the schedule, he was supposed to reach Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun at 8:40 am and visit the shrine at 10 am, but the flight was cancelled due to inclement weather. The President is now on his way back to Dehradun.
The President’s visit comes on the third anniversary of the terrible Kedarnath floods of 2013 and Chief Minister Harish Rawat personally wanted the president presence to usher in a sense of normalcy.