Sunday, 14 April 2024

 

 

LATEST NEWS "Don't Miss the SUPERHIT Romantic JODI of Satinder Sartaaj and Neeru Bajwa as Satta and Seero in 'Shayar' Mann holds a road show in favour of AAP candidate of Sonitpur Lok Sabha constituency of Assam Baisakhi Festival: Lt Governor pays obeisance at the Gurudwara Sahib Abtal, Ramgarh Samba Gauri Khan Net Worth 2024 | Know The Income Of Shah Rukh Khan’s Wife Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla honored High Flyers of HP Lt Governor Manoj Sinha pays tributes to General Zorawar Singh on his Birth Anniversary Malaika Arora & Narifirst Aikta Sharma present the Jewel of India Trophy to Dr. Rupinderkaur Khera & Eesha Agarwal Zee Punjabi Stars KP Singh and Isha Kaloya Shine as Guests at Times Food and Nightlife Awards 2024 IPL 2024: PBKS vs RR Match Updates And Playing 11 Predictions LPU secures top spots in QS World University Rankings by Subjects-2024 Karan Johar Net Worth 2024: Know The Wealth of Bollywood's Iconic Producer Indus Public School students presented a colourful cultural programme and visited field on Baisakhi Apurva Padgaonkar Net Worth [April 2024] | 5 Dariya News 12 Best Gurmeet Kaur Web Series List 2024 Updated Ashmah International School celebrated Baisakhi with pomp and show in traditional manner Kidzee Bela Celebrates Baisakhi Festival with Traditional Fervor Colourful function marks Baisakhi at RBU EVs Would become Cheaper, more Powerful, and Safer PEC Students participated in “Bharat SaaS Yatra”, celebrating the rise of SaaS Industries Campaigning for AAP candidates Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann appeals to the people of Assam: bring change in Assam by pressing the number 1 button of 'jharoo' DC Sakshi Sawhney urges residents to vote for better future of coming generations; takes part in 'Vaisakhi celebrations' by Indian Red Cross Society

 

Christians begin cremating bodies, burying ashes

 Health, Study, Research, Researchers, Coronavirus, COVID 19, Novel Coronavirus, Fight Against Corona, Covaxin, Covishield, Covid-19 Vaccine, Oxygen, #OxygenCylinders, SARS-CoV-2, Sputnik V, Oxygen Plants, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, Oxygen Concentrator, Remdesivir, Covifor, Oxygen supply, Liquid Medical Oxygen, Lucknow, Varanasi, Prayagraj
Listen to this article

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Lucknow/ Varanasi/ Prayagraj (UP) , 18 May 2021

An increasing number of members from the Christian community are now adopting the Hindu tradition of cremating the bodies.They are then taking the ashes in urns to the graveyard for entombment."With the increasing number of deaths taking place in the second wave of the pandemic, land is falling short for traditional burials in the graveyards. More and more people in the community are cremating the bodies and then burying the urns containing the ashes. This requires less space and also ensures that the Covid infection does not spread," said Amardeep Solomon, whose brother died of Covid last week and the family first cremated the body and then buried the ashes.At the Christian graveyard at Chaukaghat in Varanasi, at least six bodies have been cremated and ashes were later taken for burial.Father Vijay Shantiraj, secretary of Banaras Christian Cemetery Board, said, "The Christian population in Varanasi is over 3,000. Normally, one or two deaths are reported in the community per month, but more than 30 have died in the last 45 days when Covid cases started surging. When someone dies in Christian community, prayers are held at home and later at church by keeping the body in a coffin before burial. However, nowadays, as precautionary measures we are ensuring that minimum persons come in contact with the body for safety and to prevent any likely spread of infection."He further said, "Some people got infected and died of Covid, and their families consulted us since they were not in favour of burying the body. We suggested that the bodies be cremated and ashes can then be buried," he said.He said that when the annual special prayers are offered at the cemeteries on November 2, prayers will also be held at these graves.Father Shantiraj said that this is the first time that Christians are cremating the bodies and then burying the urns with ashes."I don't recall any instance before this in my life, when bodies were cremated and ashes buried," he added.Similar cases have been reported from Prayagraj that has a sizeable Christian population.Piku Andrews, a school teacher, said that members in his community had decided to cremate bodies - even of those who had died a natural death-in order to ensure that graveyards are not filled up."The burial of urns containing ashes will ensure smaller graves that will be there for all times to come. People are doing this on their own and there is no compulsion from the church," he said.

 

Tags: Health , Study , Research , Researchers , Coronavirus , COVID 19 , Novel Coronavirus , Fight Against Corona , Covaxin , Covishield , Covid-19 Vaccine , Oxygen , #OxygenCylinders , SARS-CoV-2 , Sputnik V , Oxygen Plants , Pfizer , Astra Zeneca , Oxygen Concentrator , Remdesivir , Covifor , Oxygen supply , Liquid Medical Oxygen , Lucknow , Varanasi , Prayagraj

 

 

related news

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery

 

 

5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2024 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD