Lonelier in the End

Parul Sharma

A Covid-19 victim’s rites of passage at a Delhi crematorium

2020: The Year of the Rat

We are all in hiding; we only go out to get food; we store food; when people come close, we run away. Amen.

Funeral Services: Bilva Desai, 32, Founder Mokshshil

“For the first cremation, I myself went as the manager because we didn’t want any mistakes”


A Burning Question

Mumbai’s Parsis find themselves divided over a crematorium for those who’d rather not opt for the traditional Towers of Silence


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