In the age of the Coronavirus many families are unwilling or unable to claim bodies of those who have died, not just from the virus, but from other diseases and even accidents. In this situation, Surat’s Abdul Rehman Malbari and his Ekta Trust step in….watch this highly inspiring video report by MOJO, with English subtitles, and read the BBC and Times of India report that follow the video.
“For three decades, Abdul Malabari has been an undertaker for unclaimed bodies. But he never thought he would have to bury people whose families wanted to say goodbye but couldn’t because of Covid-19” — BBC
1. BBC: The Man Giving Dignified Burial to Covid-19 Victims
2. The Times of India: He did what the kin denied: Last rites of 1st Covid-19 victim
Date posted: May 18, 2020.
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Kudos to the brave and unselfish Gujarati gentleman who provides a special service irrespective of religion. My God look over him and grant him a happy and contented life. Ameen.