Muslim perform last rites of elderly Pandit woman
Shopian: In a classic act of communal harmony and amity, members of Muslim community Friday performed last rites of an elderly Pandit woman in Pargochi village in south-Kashmir’s Shopian district.
Chunni Devi, 75, wife of Chunni Lal Kanna, died of prolonged illness on Thursday night.
Soon after news about the death broke, locals of the area flocked to the residence of ‘Chunni Ji’. After consoling the bereaved family overnight, the members of Muslim community this morning arranged wood and carried the body to crematorium besides performing other necessary rituals – in accordance with Hindu religion.
Many elders and women were seen visiting the family to offer condolences after the death of the elderly woman. (GNS)