Coronavirus update: Muslims perform last rites of Hindu neighbour as relatives unable to reach amid lockdown
Several members of the Muslim community in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr performed the last rites of their Hindu neighbour on Friday as the relatives of the deceased could not reach his home owing to the nationwide lockdown.
Ravishankar died on Friday after suffering from cancer. His relatives expressed their inability in joining the last rites in Gaddha colony of Saatha locality in Bulandshahr due to the restrictions.
'Ravishankar was suffering from cancer and died on Friday. His family members telephoned their relatives and friends for last rites but they expressed their helplessness due to lockdown,' said Zahid Ali, the village chief Afroji Begum's son.