New Delhi — In just about two weeks when the COVID-19 pandemic soared to record levels in India, the Sarai Kale Khan crematorium on the outskirts of the country’s metropolitan area, including 75 under construction in May, 125 Built a new crematorium in India. 4.4.
The Epoch Times visited the crematorium on Tuesday and noticed that both green grasses outside the old crematorium were quickly transformed into additional facilities to manage demand. Outside the main building on the side of a dusty unconstructed road, 75 new pie platforms are currently under construction.
A funeral crematorium under construction at the Sarai Kale Khan crematorium on the outskirts of New Delhi on May 4, 2021. (VenusUpadhyaya):
On May 4, 448 deaths surged in New Delhi. Reported in the last 24 hours, The country saw 357,229 new COVID cases during the same period. According to The Times of India, three citizen groups in Delhi working to respond to the surge in deaths operate 28 COVID crematoriums and burial grounds, increasing their COVID cremation capacity to 1,060 daily. ..
Inside the newly built crematorium on the lawn of Sarai Kale Khan, the remains of the last day’s cremation were visible during the new cremation. Many cremation workers ferryed trees in carts, and people chanted mantras while igniting the wood of their loved ones.
A funeral crematorium at the Sarai Kale Khan crematorium on the outskirts of New Delhi on May 4, 2021. (Venus Upadiya):
The Epoch Times has captured several pandemic profiles from the crematorium.