COVID-19: Burial free in Mumbai's Mahim Muslim cemetery

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COVID-19: Burial free in Mumbai's Mahim Muslim cemetery
Mumbai, Apr 26 () The Mahim Kabrastan Trust inMumbai on Sunday said burial of COVID-19 victims will be freeof cost at their cemetery.

It is one of the cemeteries mandated by BrihnamumbaiMunicipal Corporation to bury community members who die due tothe coronavirus infection.

"During such distressing times, serving mankind is themost important aspect. We have decided to waive off all burialexpenses. Burial of COVID-19 victims in Mahim Sunni MuslimKabrastan is free of cost," Mahim Sunni Muslim Kabrastan Trustchairperson Suhail Khandvani said.

He said the burial is being done as per protocol toensure there is zero risk of transmission of the virus tothose in attendance.

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"Special coffin boxes have been organized, and theburial takes place with zero manual intervention. Sanitationis done before and after the burial," he added. ZABNM BNM
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