Six bodies, including two women, came to light when the passage was cut, and 47 bodies have been found so far

Amar Ujala Network, Prayagraj

Published by: Vinod Singh
Updated Tue June 22, 2021 11:33 PM IST

Prayagraj News: Due to the incessant rains and the rise in the water level of Ganga, the bodies buried in Phapmau Ghat are coming out.
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On Tuesday, six more bodies buried in the sand of Phaphamau Ghat came out due to erosion in the Ganges. It contains the bodies of two women. After the sand had been removed by erosion, these externally visible corpses were removed by the city administration with the help of workers so that they would not become part of the pollution by flowing into the Ganges. The bodies taken from the sand were cremated until 9 p.m. This means that the number of corpses emerging from the sand at Phaphamau Ghat has risen to 47.The water level of Ganga has started to rise again. As the current intensifies, the erosion at the Phahamau Ghat increases. Because of this, the bodies buried on the bank come out through the removal of sand. Six bodies were visible from Tuesday morning to noon when the sand was removed. The feet and hands of some of these bodies were hanging in the Ganges. The staff present tried to prevent the bodies from flowing into the Ganges.

The bodies of four men and two women were removed. Neeraj Kumar Singh, Zonal Officer of the Phaphamau Zone of the Municipal Corporation, had the bodies cremated by asking for ramnami, ghee, wood, and other materials. The pyre of the uncollected corpses found on the ghat continued to be set on fire until 9 a.m. Company officials say there is a chance that more bodies will emerge from the sand as the ghat area increases. At the moment it is said that there are many bodies in the sand of Pphahamau Ghat.

Old clothes on some corpses that come out of sand

Corpses with shirts and pants on them are also found in the sand. From the discovery of old clothes on the corpses it is clear that these corpses belong to the Corona period and were buried in the sand at the time for fear of not being able to find space on the crematorium square or of spreading the infection. Now the city administration has such corpses decorated with pyres and cremated with ghee and resin.

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On Tuesday, six more bodies buried in the sand of Phaphamau Ghat came out due to erosion in the Ganges. It contains the bodies of two women. After the sand had been removed by erosion, these externally visible corpses were removed by the city administration with the help of workers so that they would not become part of the pollution by flowing into the Ganges. The bodies taken from the sand were cremated until 9 p.m. This means that the number of corpses emerging from the sand at Phaphamau Ghat has risen to 47.

The water level of Ganga has started to rise again. As the current intensifies, the erosion at the Phahamau Ghat increases. Because of this, the bodies buried on the bank come out through the removal of sand. Six bodies were visible from Tuesday morning to noon when the sand was removed. The feet and hands of some of these bodies were hanging in the Ganges. The staff present tried to prevent the bodies from flowing into the Ganges.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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