SRINAGAR: In a classic act of communal harmony and amity, members of Muslim community Friday performed the 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 the Muslim community this morning arranged the wood and carried the body to the crematorium besides performing other necessary rituals – in accordance with the Hindu religion.
Many elders and women were seen visiting the family to offer condolences on the death of the elderly woman.(GNS)