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Cremation in green crematorium: HC seeks Delhi govt, others' response

The PIL, moved by an NGO, submitted that the petitioner is working in the field of installation of green crematoriums

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The petition for the cremation of Covid-19 victims in green crematoriums, moved through advocate Gaurav Bansal, sought directions to allow the petitioner NGO to use its expertise and services in facilitating the cremation of Covid-19 victims at Nigambodh cremation ground.

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Delhi High Court on Monday sought a response from Delhi government, civic bodies, and others on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to allow performing last rites of those who have died due to coronavirus in "green crematoriums".

The PIL, moved by an NGO, submitted that the petitioner is working in the field of installation of green crematoriums that can be used for the cremation of bodies of Covid-19 victims after performing the last rites.

A division bench of Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan slated the matter for further hearing on June 29 and sought replies from

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First Published: Jun 15 2020 | 1:11 PM IST

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