The Hindu priest struggling to cremate India’s Covid dead

30 Apr 2021
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RamKaran Mishra is a Hindu priest who performs the last rites at the Ghazipur crematorium in east Delhi, on the frontline of India's Covid crisis. He's been cremating up to 150 bodies day after day, working long hours into the night. With no end in sight, and feeling abandoned by his government, Mishra must deal with traumatised families and an ever-present smell of burning bodies
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  • This need to be addressed..a cremation sytem needs to be built. So smk can go straight up... This is also unhealthy.

    Sharon SmithSharon SmithVor 5 Minuten
  • Modi is responsible for this, but the brahmin priest will always support Modi!

    Sach SSach SVor 2 Stunden
  • 愿世界平安

    young nickyoung nickVor 2 Stunden
  • Bhagwan usko pariwar ko achhi rakha

    ram dasram dasVor 3 Stunden
  • China ko duniya ka map sa mita dana chaiya

    ram dasram dasVor 3 Stunden
  • Why do not you show the Same of Usa, Britain etc?

    Agni PushpAgni PushpVor 3 Stunden
  • जो goverment इतनी बड़ी बड़ी रेलिया कर रही थी। पब्लिक भी चूतिया जो इनके रैलियों में गयी

    Maaz HasanMaaz HasanVor 4 Stunden
  • Thanks all for your condolences. We has suffered a lot . may be it will take time to heal but soon we will recover..

    abbsnn coseabbsnn coseVor 5 Stunden
  • Say kalma u born like a baby.ur all previous sins will be for given

    M irshad AzeemM irshad AzeemVor 8 Stunden
  • *Trump, Balsonaro, Modi! What have they in common?*

    s cs cVor 14 Stunden
  • Perhaps, this is the enevitable destiny for entire macrocosm,..

    Kanhaiya kumarKanhaiya kumarVor 15 Stunden
  • In a couple of months people will forget and next elections Modi will win again

    Clip ZoneClip ZoneVor 18 Stunden
  • 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

    Xi JinpingXi JinpingVor 22 Stunden
  • if you didn't die from covid you would die from the smoke 🤣😂

    no oneno oneVor 23 Stunden
  • Dear modi are you blind, or not seeing this

    Riyas AhmadRiyas AhmadVor Tag
  • No corona virus this,is not true ok

    Johnson FernandezJohnson FernandezVor Tag
  • Please help to other countries 😭😭

    Ankit kumarAnkit kumarVor Tag
  • I salute the people working at these place. Today my grandfather passed away. Never in my life was I so guilty. When he was boarding on the ambulance, he joined his hands to my family. Just before 7 days of his demise, he was so fine and nice. He sat with us drank tea and told us stories. I love you dadaji

    PD OPPD OPVor Tag
  • Na hi koi Jal paraha hai nahi koi Dafan yeh time aagaya dosto 🙏🙏abh bhi time hai soch kr vote krna

    Arshad KhanArshad KhanVor Tag
  • The truth is most of the priest are cashing this situation to loot people for doing rituals and cremation

    Gaurav KumarGaurav KumarVor Tag
  • Sir poojari appko 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    Lakshmi Kiran82Lakshmi Kiran82Vor Tag
  • Modji Kuch Karo 😑 ! .

    Sanjay PandeySanjay PandeyVor Tag
  • This is what happens when you chose a religious extremism as your leader instead of an educated person. You reap wht u sow. No condolences from my side.

    Peter ParkerPeter ParkerVor Tag
  • Hi

    M NaeemM NaeemVor Tag
  • Pray for India ❤️❤️❤️

    Tex WillerTex WillerVor Tag
  • My friends live in village area of bihar,they said whole villagers have symptoms of coughing, sneezing,fever and even they are not wearing mask properly..death begins🙄

    The Explorer PenguinThe Explorer PenguinVor Tag
  • I am a neighbor from nepal 🇳🇵 we are very concerned and pray from the bottom of our heart for the situation to become better

    doire aintudoire aintuVor Tag
  • India is the only country where the Corona virus is spread by having a wedding ceremony .... But the Corona virus is not spread by having a big election rally! 🙂

    SanjuSanjuVor Tag
  • This is heartbreaking 💔😭😭 Stay strong India, we pray for you 🙏🙏🙏 🇮🇹 🇮🇳

    Leda IsenrakLeda IsenrakVor Tag
  • Plus Air pollution so government should do something

    Trellingstar ShiraTrellingstar ShiraVor Tag
    • Comment section - Congress & other opposition supporters - blaming government. The easiest thing for common people - Blame Government for everything

      doire aintudoire aintuVor Tag
  • Burying the dead under the dirt is better it's not a barbecue!

    مجهول مجهولمجهول مجهولVor Tag
  • 🙏🏻 🙏🏻 🙏🏻 We pray for the people of India.

    Hue TranHue TranVor Tag
  • Modi ne Bharat Ka ketna Vikas Kiya h, Gujrat model.

    najmus saquibnajmus saquibVor Tag
  • Organizers of this show have been paid millions of USD. This MUST be investigated by Indian government as well as by international bodies. This is Holywood type of horror show to scare people!!!

    Val PlushVal PlushVor Tag
  • Prayers for all Indian, everyone should help their ways donate to known sources. This is global issue... so let’s help each other

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  • Aak your gau mata help you. Pishab pity ho us ka.

    syed qazafisyed qazafiVor Tag
  • anything unless you have washed your hands. Protect your love ones!

    seiom jvonyseiom jvonyVor Tag
  • government is responsible for all this catastrophic damage

    S. B FpinsS. B FpinsVor Tag
  • Kash ap log kashmiries ki bhi mushkilo ko samjho wo kese corona se lar rahy hy ap logo per problum Aai to bhagwan yaad a gaya kashmiris ka bhi socho waha 2 saal se lockdow hy sham on you peoples of india

    kashif ahmed khankashif ahmed khanVor 2 Tage
  • Praying for India

    Jhun Pinoy Mastery TraderJhun Pinoy Mastery TraderVor 2 Tage
    • Liar & fool MODIS JUMLA vs india..

      seiom jvonyseiom jvonyVor Tag
  • India not only cutting trees, but creating smoke and air pollution. Also disrespecting the human bodies. The international community must stop it.

    Yameen BinYameen BinVor 2 Tage
  • Modi is useless💯💯💯 ! New leadership is needed in India 💯💯💯💯

    PeirithoüsPeirithoüsVor 2 Tage
  • Omg cremation out in open air⁉️⁉️⁉️⁉️⁉️⁉️⁉️⁉️

    PeirithoüsPeirithoüsVor 2 Tage
  • Hum Indian ke sath aisa hi hona chahiye.. Kyoki humari ye mouten hmari bewkufiyon ki wjh se ho rhi h.. Hmne corona ko bhut hlke me liya.. Na rules follow kiya na hi. Regulation. Ab maatm mnnane baith gye h.. Kutto ki maut mr rhe h.. Smbl jao.. Yaaro

    Dare DriveDare DriveVor 2 Tage
  • Comment section - Congress & other opposition supporters - blaming government. The easiest thing for common people - Blame Government for everything

    CPatwalCPatwalVor 2 Tage
  • Heartbreaking😭😭😭😭😭

    Business knowledgeBusiness knowledgeVor 2 Tage
  • Kitna bheed hai..

    rinky patnaikrinky patnaikVor 2 Tage
  • can i use this video of you

    Tây nguyên TV82Tây nguyên TV82Vor 2 Tage
  • 🥺🥺🥺🥺

    Sneha MSneha MVor 2 Tage
  • Rip🙏

    Birendra SunwarBirendra SunwarVor 2 Tage
  • اے اللہ رحم کر ,🤲, 💔🇵🇰🤲🤲😢😢

    Talha KhanTalha KhanVor 2 Tage
  • I’m from America and sending my love to the people of India! This is all devastating

    mmpj twodmmpj twodVor 2 Tage
  • People are dyeing left & right situation is worsening,but not getting oxygen,and private hospital charging fortune,very depressing.

    Gargi BoseGargi BoseVor 2 Tage
  • I am praying for india from pakistan

    Adnan RaufAdnan RaufVor 2 Tage
  • Liar & fool MODIS JUMLA vs india..

  • Fool MODIS JUMLA vs india..

    • The government should provide gas crematorium instead of using fire woods

      mmpj twodmmpj twodVor 2 Tage
  • Where is Indians . Please come on. It's now sanghi Bharath

    Latheef AbbasLatheef AbbasVor 2 Tage
  • Abh kyu nhii lg rha lockdown india wants to know ??

    Humanities class12Humanities class12Vor 2 Tage
  • Assalamo Alliakum Janab, Jab Russian ne test Covid ko research karlieyah hay or baad mein batayah hay k covid ko disperin Tablets Rs. 1.50 ki hay, jis se khatam kia jasakhta hay jaisa k Russia mein kia sab ko hospital se decharge kardiyah gia tha jo k sab k sab oxygen ventilator par the. ye sab logon ko azeeyat de rahe hain. jisko bhi saan ki problems hay plz disperin tablets dein wo bilkul theek hojainge ge or covid se khud chutkara hojaiega ga jaisa ke Russia mein kia gia hay.

    I.H. RajpootI.H. RajpootVor 2 Tage
  • 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    yash Baralyash BaralVor 2 Tage
  • Government shahi hai public chutiya hai isliye aaj ye dekhna padra hai

    yash Baralyash BaralVor 2 Tage
  • Great video thanks you for sharing

    Tây nguyên TV82Tây nguyên TV82Vor 2 Tage
  • I am sorry really sorry

    Qaiser WaraichQaiser WaraichVor 2 Tage

    J HJ HVor 2 Tage
  • Sir namaste Jay Hind. 🙏🙏🙏Mujhe lagtahai dead body ka asthiya Ganga mai mat bahao. Mere khayalse ise karanseve corona fhel raha hai. So pls 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    Sky Vlog LoversSky Vlog LoversVor 2 Tage
  • There should be people distance

    MalabeeMalabeeVor 2 Tage
  • Stay strong India, this one too shall pass!

    Ade septian RidhoAde septian RidhoVor 2 Tage
  • Handiwork of a megalomaniac lumpen at the helm and his army of blind devotees (andh bhakts or troll army as they are called in India). Bigotry all along.

    Krishna KumarKrishna KumarVor 2 Tage
  • الحمد لله على نعمة الاسلام

    nourdine bensnourdine bensVor 2 Tage
  • The government should provide gas crematorium instead of using fire woods

    Lasaraung BakriLasaraung BakriVor 2 Tage
  • What a terrible site and unbelievable to see oh lord have mercy on these souls lots of prayers from Pakistan 🇵🇰

    Pervaz MalikPervaz MalikVor 2 Tage
  • ভারতে কি দেখতেছি

    MD. MunnaMD. MunnaVor 3 Tage
  • बोलो राम जय श्री राम जी जय हनुमान जी

    Rahul ChauhanRahul ChauhanVor 3 Tage
  • महाराज जी पब्लिक की किया गलती लोग ऐसे भी जिसके घर का चुलहा रोज के कमाने से जलता है कारोबार ही ठप तो किया करें इन्सान इतने भी बेदर्दी नहीं है लोग मरने बाला ओर मारने बाला कोई भी ला परवाह नहीं है। यह तो अंत होना ही आज नहीं कल भगवान के आदेश का पालन करो सब अजय अमर है किसी के मर जाने का ग़म ना करो जो हो रहा सब प्रभू के ही मर्जी से हो रहा यह आत्माएं है और सदा सदा के लिए अजय अमर है यह न अग्नी जलती है न पानी में डूबती है न किसी सस्त्र से काटी जा सकती है

    Rahul ChauhanRahul ChauhanVor 3 Tage
  • Haan bhai bharat ki janta hi doshi hai iski sarkar koi jimmedar nahi hai kyonki tax janta ko dena hota hai hospital janta ko bnana.hai sadak janta ko bnana hai school janta ko bnana hai.oxygen plant janta ko bnana hai sarkar sirf khud aish karo aur corporater mitron ko fayda dena hai loot machi hai loot

    Harjinder SinghHarjinder SinghVor 3 Tage
  • Omg

    Chatana ShahiChatana ShahiVor 3 Tage
  • I saw some fools in the video making video of the last rituals....Shame on you

  • Lekas membaik India from Indonesia🇲🇨

    Azhari kodellAzhari kodellVor 3 Tage
  • Overpopulated, not obeying rules once lockdown is lifted and lack of medics. I watched they celebrated holy festival and other events full of crowds without mask. Basically waiting for catastrophe to happen...this is the result.

    VicVicVor 3 Tage
  • knpa dbakar?? biasa nya d rendam dlm air sungai gangga kan?

    Yoshi DindhaYoshi DindhaVor 3 Tage
  • Each and everything is finished. Nothing is left.

    Ayaan JamilAyaan JamilVor 3 Tage
  • If shortage of wood for cremation use gharqad tree (lycium) it has potential

    AssassinAssassinVor 3 Tage
  • India mai esh time behut bura hal ho reha hai bhagwan mat kar esha sabhe behut pareyshan hai reham kar apney bachoo pay❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Shame on you bbc You are taking view by showing dead body India total deaths by corona = 2.3 L Usa total deaths by corona = 5.8 L What about this? Why not you are shoing this?

    sanjay guptasanjay guptaVor 3 Tage
  • We are all together brothers and sisters in front of this terrible pandemic...... 🙏🙏🙏 we can only pray for all souls and their family ❤🙏 Italy pray for your country

    Shauka HodanShauka HodanVor 3 Tage
  • I hope people in India could recover from that pandemic and learn from this tragedy

    smurf akounsmurf akounVor 3 Tage
  • Same is happening in Nepal.

    Sagar PuriSagar PuriVor 3 Tage
  • B JP ko janta Kbhi maf nahi kregi...yaad rakhna Bhaiya👍🏻 😭

    Sam love diarySam love diaryVor 3 Tage
  • बाप रे

    Ashwani SinghAshwani SinghVor 3 Tage
    • Meus sentimentos Índia! 🇧🇷

      Shauka HodanShauka HodanVor 3 Tage
  • IN India Modi buying always fighter jets for fight but never made hospital all money waste .. can rafale fighter help you at this time???

    ertugrul fireertugrul fireVor 3 Tage
  • It was so expected where there is a population 1.3 billion. Why was the government sleeping and is sleeping 😡. It is very heart breaking.💔 I hope things get better. Much love from Pakistan 🇵🇰 and everywhere 🌍.

    Mohammed AdnanMohammed AdnanVor 3 Tage
  • Modi government is sleeping

    Samsher khanSamsher khanVor 3 Tage
  • Kantaha baba ji 🙏

    bineet singhbineet singhVor 3 Tage
  • Babor i masjid ka paap lag gaya bharat mein

    Dr. S.M HoqueDr. S.M HoqueVor 3 Tage

    Eric EwaldEric EwaldVor 3 Tage
  • He is truly doing Gods work, not like phony gurus and Babas who only make DEhave videos

    joydjoydVor 3 Tage
  • Thus 2nd wave of covid has swept india like tsunami. Me and my husband recovered from covid recently. Fortunately we survived!!!! Almost 50 to 60 percent of my friends and near ones are infected by this 2nd wave..

    Rumapriya SonowalRumapriya SonowalVor 3 Tage
  • 🙏🙏🙏

    Sujith VaddiSujith VaddiVor 3 Tage
  • world amazing , Covid19


    balvinder singhbalvinder singhVor 3 Tage