Grief and anger as Covid victims overwhelm Delhi’s crematoriumsApril 30, 2021
As bodies pile up at the Ghazipur crematorium, staff and relatives turn their ire on the Modi government
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The bodies came, one after another, after another, after another. So many bodies that the ambulances and trucks carrying them into the cemetery blocked traffic.
In Delhi, a city where someone dies from Covid-19 every four minutes, every day is a battle not just for hospital beds but for a space to say goodbye to the dead with dignity.