Buxar: Dozens of decomposing our bodies washed up on the financial institution of Ganga River, amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Chausa  |  Photo Credit score: PTI
Patna: A day after a number of our bodies, suspected to be of people that died on account of COVID-19, had been discovered floating within the river Ganga in a Bihar district, Congress chief Abhishek Manu Singhvi referred to as it essentially the most “inhuman scene that ever emerged from this nation”.
“That is how low the dignity of life has turn out to be in India,” tweeted Singhvi.
Amidst a surge in COVID-19 circumstances, the administration in Bihar’s Buxar district on Monday discovered no less than 45 our bodies, most of them in a decomposed stage, in Ganga.
“Stunning scenes coming in frm #Bihar the place a number of our bodies have been dumped in holy #Ganga. That is how low the dignity of life has turn out to be in #India. most inhuman scene that ever emerged frm this nation. A number of govts at state & centre wld resign in different nations. #Disgrace,” posted Singhvi on Twitter.
As quickly because the information surfaced, officers in Chausa block of Buxar, which borders Uttar Pradesh, rushed to the spot.
Ashok Kumar, the Block Growth Officer of Chausa, stated that 45 our bodies have been noticed at Mahadev Ghat.
“Chausa is positioned on the Bihar-Uttar Pradesh border. These useless our bodies are positively thrown in districts in Uttar Pradesh. We now have deployed guards at Mahadev Ghat and cremations of useless our bodies are underway,” he stated.
Whereas speaking to information company PTI, Kumar stated: “Many Uttar Pradesh districts are located proper throughout the river and the our bodies might have been dumped within the Ganges for causes not identified to us. We can’t affirm whether or not the deceased had been certainly COVID-19 optimistic. The our bodies have began decomposing. However we’re taking all precautions whereas guaranteeing that these are disposed of in a good method”.
Anjoria Devi, the spouse of the Dom Raja of Mahadev Ghat, has claimed that kinfolk of the deceased are throwing the our bodies into the Ganga with out cremation.
“Round 10 useless our bodies are being thrown in each day. After they had been requested not to take action, they assault us. In addition they argue who would bear the bills of cremation,” she informed the media.
In the meantime, Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has termed the incident as “unlucky”.
“The incident of corpses discovered floating in Ganga in Buxar area of Bihar is unlucky. That is positively a matter of investigation. The Modi authorities is dedicated to the cleanliness ‘mom’ Ganga. This incident is surprising. The involved states ought to take instant cognizance on this regard,” Shekhawat tweeted.