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In India, a park made of human ashes pays tribute to victims of Covid-19’s second wave

When local residents start using a new park in Bhopal for their morning walk, they may not know that they are treading on the remains of the 6,000 people who were cremated at the nearby crematorium during India’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Until recently, the ashes had lain in Bhadbhada Vishram Ghat crematorium in large urns, uncollected by any relative. While wishing to accord them all due respect, crematorium manager Mamtesh Sharma, 51, was increasingly concerned about space. …

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