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Abhi-Ash visit Kedarnath shrine

October 24, 2008 16:44 IST


Abhishek Bachchan along with his actress wife Aishwarya Rai [Images] and mother Jaya Bachchan visited the Kedarnath shrine and offered prayers to Lord Shiva [Images] in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand [Images] on Friday.

Samajwadi Party leader and their family friend Amar Singh [Images] and parents of Aishwarya Rai also accompanied them to Kedarnath shrine, Rudraprayag SP Neeru Garg said.

The Bachchan family, who reached here by three choppers at around 1030 am, spent more than an hour performing puja at the temple, situated at a height of 3581 meter in Garhwal Himalayas. They also had parikrama around the famous Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva, under the guidance of the temple priests, Garg said.

After having lunch at the guest house here, they left the place at around 0045 pm. Kedarnath shrine is situated on the bank of river Mandakini [Images], a tributary of Ganga and attracts lakhs of pilgrims every year. The Bachchan family, however, refused to talk to the mediapersons gathered at the shrine area.


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