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The Surat Parsi Panchayat appeals for donations to take their case to the apex court

In the first week of May 2021 the Surat Parsi Panchayat (SPP) approached the Gujarat High Court for permission to consign Covid-19 afflicted Parsi corpses to the dakhmas instead of cremating them. They cited reports which stated there was no scientific data to show that Covid-19 can spread through dead bodies. A year earlier they had made representation to the concerned state authorities asking for permission but received no response. Parsiana prints extracts from a "statement” prepared by SPP to explain the "true facts” of the case. While going through the judgment of July 23, passed by the bench of the......

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