India And Its Cremation Tradition

Cremation is a method that has long been used for many centuries in India when disposing the bodies of the loved ones that has passed away. The problem is that the annual number of deceased Hindus reaches 8.5 million and the use of funeral pyres is already taking on a toll on the health of the environment. Every year, more than 50 million trees are cut down and the air is absorbing carbon dioxide reaching up to eight million tones. This is alarming considering that India is plagued with problem ...
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