In India, one of the countries most affected by the new type of corona virus pandemic in the world, he found hundreds of corpses buried on the banks of the Ganges river. He said he threw. It was stated that the cost of cremation increased up to 15 thousand rupees (approximately one thousand 730 liras) during the epidemic period.
In India, police investigate corpses buried in shallow sand graves that washed up on the banks of the Ganges River. It is believed that the dead bodies in question could belong to Covid-19 victims.
“We are here to help you perform the last rituals,” the AP reported, asking people to use portable speakers with microphones in jeeps and boats, asking people not to throw bodies into rivers.
Rains on Friday revealed bodies buried in shallow sand graves along the river in Prayagraj, a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. “I bet these bodies have nothing to do with Covid-19,” he denied the news.
Sehgal said that some villagers did not cremate their dead and left them in rivers or tomb accidentally along rivers, due to Hindu tradition during some periods of religious significance.
Senior police bullet KP Singh said authorities have reserved a cremation site for Covid-19 deaths on the banks of the Prayagraj river, and that police no longer allow funerals on the banks of the river. Sehgal suggested that state officials found “few” bodies on the river bank, but did not give a figure.
On the other hand, Ramesh Kumar Singh, a member of Bondhu Mahal Samiti, a philanthropic organization that helped cremate corpses, said the death toll in rural areas was very high and poor people dumped the bodies into the river because of the exorbitant cost. The organization said that the cost of cremation has tripled recently, up to 15,000 rupees.
On the other hand, last week, health officials announced that they found 71 bodies that struck the banks of the Ganges River in neighboring Bihar state. Authorities carried out an autopsy, but explained that they could not confirm the cause of death due to the decay. Also last week, a dozen bodies were found buried in the sand at two riverside locations in the Unnao district, 40 kilometers southwest of Lucknow, the state capital of Uttar Pradesh. District Judge Ravindra Kumar said an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of death.
However, a total of 38 million people in Uttar Pradesh and Bitar, two major states of India, are among the worst affected by the nationwide surge as infected with Covid-19. Unfortunate peasants take the sick to nearby towns and cities for treatment, many dying on the way. According to the statement made by the Ministry of Health of India, 311 thousand 170 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in the last 24 hours. Experts warn that the actual number of cases and deaths may be much higher than stated. The total number of cases in India rose to 24 million 684 thousand 77 and the total number of casualties to 270 thousand 284. Treatment of 3 million 618 thousand 458 patients continues in the country