Indian Muslims forced to bury their dead at homes

2013-10-29 07:09:03 | Al Muslim News
Indian Muslims forced to bury their dead at homes

 

Indian Muslims in Chakarnagar village in Uttar Pradesh district have no space for graveyards and they are being forced to bury their dead at homes or on the road, breaching one of the Muslims' most sensitive beliefs of honoring the dead. Muslim resident of the area told media that they have told problem during elections to political leaders. They promised land for graveyard, but nothing has materialized," . “My mother, a brother and grandfather are buried there,” Sullah Ahmed, a resident of Takia village who has two graves beneath his room doorstep, told Indian Express . Getting an increasing Muslim population, Chakarnagar's need for more burial space has appeared over the past years. Residents also met Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to solve their problem, but to get a quick solution they depended on their own by constructing ‘temporary’ graves..

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