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GHMC renovates the crematorium for people of all religions

Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is planning to build a crematorium that can help the Muslim, Hindu, and Christian communities perform their last rites at the same location.

Construction of crematoriums to promote the needs of all three religions began at locations such as LB Nagar and Padmanagar Phase II in Kusbarapur. Both locations include the common location of Vaikuntadamum, Kabristan, and the Cemetery.

The project will occupy 13.64 acres in Saheb Nagar. GHMC spends an estimated 458 rupees. Includes three separate entrances. In addition to this, citizen groups have also set up gas and oil crematoriums worth Rs 900,000. It is built on 151 square meters of the site.

Similarly, the Padmanagar Phase II crematorium is being built on two acres of land at an estimated cost of Rs 1.5 million, including two separate entrances. Weikunta Damam in Borabanda, a Muslim cemetery in Gadura Ramalam, and a Hindu crematorium in Beganpet are being developed.

GHMC has completed the construction of 24 crematoriums or graveyards under Phase I at a cost of Rs 24.13. In the second phase, 10 such facilities will be developed at an estimated cost of 25.02 rupees.

Phase II includes the development of five such sites at a cost of 11.08 rupees. The remaining five are in different stages of construction. Citizens’ groups have begun developing graveyards and converted them into “model crematoriums / graveyards” through improved facilities.

https://www.siasat.com/hyderabad-ghmc-to-revamp-crematoriums-for-people-of-all-religions-2279390/ GHMC renovates the crematorium for people of all religions

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