Crematorium manager of the day

Charles Cowling





“You can’t just put the fire on the pyre and go off. The shutters should be opened and additional firewood has to be placed at least thrice. While burning bodies of people who had taken a lot of medications, like cancer patients, certain chemicals spurt out of the body. This can be hazardous if it falls on you.”



Selina Jacob, manager of Thrikkakara crematorium, Kerala, India — here







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