Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 19:43 IST
Amid rising considerations over subsidence-hit Joshimath, authorities are fearful about the place to maintain the riches of Badrinath safeguarded at Narsingh temple.
Though authorities declare the temple is safe as of now, they’ve begun searching for various places close by the place the riches containing an enormous amount gold and silver in addition to different choices could be stored in case the state of affairs in the city worsens additional.
The worst-hit Singdhar ward and JP colony are situated at an aerial distance of simply half a kilometre from Narsingh temple including to the concerns of authorities.
Lord Vishnu, the presiding deity of Badrinath is worshipped at Narsingh temple in Joshimath after the portals of the Himalayan temple are closed for winter.
The riches of Badrinath are additionally introduced all the way down to the Narsingh temple throughout winter.
“There are not any cracks but in the Narsingh temple and its premises. But as a precautionary step we’ve got made another plan as to the place to shift the riches if it turns into inevitable,” Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee chairman Ajendra Ajay instructed PTI.
“We have explored the alternative locations and found a guest house in Pipalkoti most appropriate for the purpose,” Ajay stated.
“Some folks have additionally prompt a location in Pandukeshwar,” he said.
“However, there is no need as yet to shift the riches anywhere. We pray to the lord that such an eventuality does not arise,” he stated.
The riches comprise 30-35 kg silver and 40-45 kg gold amid different choices, he stated.
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