Green last rites

Eco Moksha, a crematorium in Santa Cruz (W), Bombay that uses piped natural gas instead of traditional wood for the final rites has takers across followers of all religions, including Zoroastrianism. Housed within the Bombay Municipal Corporation’s Hindu Cemetery, a total of 1,758 bodies, including those of 34 Catholics, four Parsis and three Muslims have been cremated at Eco Moksha since it was set up in October 2016, according to caretaker Viral Trivedi, quoted in mid-day (MD) report of May 12, 2019.  "The last rituals and prayers are done with full honors by the respective priests as per the wishes......

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