Last Rites

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Madhya Pradesh: Prisoner On Parole Turns Social Worker, Helps In Last Rites

Shyam Baba, a murder convict arrested in 2009, has now been performing the last rites of dead bodies abandoned by their own families due to COVID-19. Working at a crematorium in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district, he helps to unload the bodies and perform the last rites in a dignified way. He was recently released on a parole and the jail administration has granted him additional two-month parole considering his efforts.

Fri, 07 May 2021 - 02:14 PM / by Nikita Thakur

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