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Mortal remains of Naga woman laid to rest

By Our Reporter Updated: May 25, 2020 10:31 pm
People in PPE suits are seen carrying the mortal remains of the Naga woman for final rites.

Our Reporter
Dimapur, May 25 (EMN):
The mortal remains of Naga woman, who passed away on May 22 while en-route to Nagaland from Haryana in a special Shramik train, reached Nagaland on Monday.

Speaking to Eastern Mirror, the president of Beisumpuikam Village Students’ Union, Ireiba Tame, informed that the dead body of the 22-year-old was received at around 2 pm on Monday at the Dilai check gate and was immediately taken to Agri Expo at 4th Mile for formalities.

The body was then taken to her village at Beisumpuikam in Peren district at around 3 pm.

The general secretary of the Beisumpuikam Village Council, Azangbo Newmai, told this newspaper that the deceased was laid to rest at around 5 pm with the help of the medical team and under the guidelines issued by the government.

He said that a total of 15- 20 people from the village, including the deceased’s father, attended the funeral.

Newmai said that the body was kept for a short time in front of the deceased’s house before proceeding towards the burial site.
This, he said, was done ‘to give peace to the deceased’s spirit that she had reached home.’

The government of Uttar Pradesh had arranged an ambulance to take the body back to Nagaland, the authorities had said.

By Our Reporter Updated: May 25, 2020 10:31:15 pm