The Good Fight: Angels of Mercy perform last rites of man for family stuck in West Bengal
2, Aug 2020, 1:19 PM
Bengaluru: Volunteers of Angels of Mercy performed final rites as per Hindu customs for Sudeep Saha whose family is stuck in West Bengal. Experiencing chest pain, Saha was rushed to a hospital from his paying guest accommodation in Bengaluru. He was declared brought dead at the hospital.
A day after this, Saha's kin called up Angels of Mercy volunteers to perform the last rites. Without thinking twice, the volunteers reached the spot, collected the body and conducted the last rites of the man they have never met before. The last rites were conducted as per instructions from the family and the priest and the ashes were immersed in a river.
Mercy Angels grabbed headlines after the six-member team of volunteers including a doctor, a wing of NGO Mercy Mission, were giving COVID-19 victims a dignified funeral.