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Flood waters have flooded the Manikarnika Ghat in Kashi. Subsequently, the final rites of useless our bodies are being achieved on the roofs.
- Ganges river close to hazard mark in Varanasi
- Cremation platforms immersed in flood water
In Kashi, the Ganges and the Varuna River started to indicate the type of a rage. Right here the water stage of the Ganges has reached near the hazard mark. It’s estimated that in a day or two, the water stage will cross the hazard mark. On account of this, all of the ghats are submerged. Cremation has been achieved within the streets on Harichandra Ghat. On the similar time, cremation is being achieved on the streets and terraces at Manikarnika Ghat. Right here our bodies are introduced from Purvanchal and lots of districts of Bihar for cremation. In such a state of affairs, folks have to attend for 4 to 5 hours. Boat operations have been suspended until 15 September.
Funeral going down within the streets.
10 platforms on the roof at Manikarnika Ghat
The Ganga’s water stage has reached 67.92 meters. The warning level is 70.26 m. On the similar time, folks residing on the banks of Varuna at the moment are getting ready to flee. As a result of rising water stage of the Ganges, flood water has entered a whole bunch of small and massive temples alongside the ghats. Right here is Harishchandra and Manikarnika Ghat for cremation. However each the ghats are filled with water. Solely 10 platforms stay on the roof at Manikarnika Ghat.
Flood waters flooded all of the temples alongside the ghat.
Our bodies come from these districts
Pawan Chaudhary, who carried out the cremation, mentioned that individuals from Ghazipur, Mau, Ballia, Gorakhpur, Jaunpur, Sonbhadra, Bihar, MP, Jharkhand come right here for cremation for liberation. Individuals residing close by are dealing with lot of issues on account of burning of useless our bodies within the streets. Individuals within the Dome household are having bother coming and going. Round 60 to 70 useless our bodies come right here day by day. If such a state of affairs prevails, folks should wait additional to burn the useless physique.
Water full of ghats.
Troublesome to stroll on the pier
Pradeep Gupta, a resident of Bhadohi district, has reached Harichandra Ghat to attend the funeral of a household of his personal. Reported that, after a wait of about 5 hours, he bought an opportunity to cremate. There is no such thing as a place for folks to face. Rupesh Kumar, a pilgrim priest residing on the Manikarnika Ghat, mentioned that now about four hours have to attend to burn the useless our bodies. Earlier folks used to come back to the ghat by bike. Now it’s troublesome to stroll. Rajendra Singh of Jaunpur was additionally very upset. They might not discover a place to burn the our bodies due to the flood.
Temple immersed in flood water.
Submerged platform on Harishchandra Ghat.