14 Aug '11, 6am

Rest in peace? Indian city of Mumbai runs out of space to bury its dead

Rest in peace? Indian city of Mumbai runs out of space to bury its dead

An Indian worker digs a non-permanent grave at a cemetery on the grounds of St Andrew's Church in Bandra, one of the oldest Roman Catholic places of worship in the Indian city of Mumbai. -- PHOTO: AFP MUMBAI (AFP) - Simple marble gravestones lie flat in the grounds of St Andrew's Church in Bandra, one of the oldest Roman Catholic places of worship in the Indian city of Mumbai. The names on the tombs bear witness to the city's Portuguese heritage, as a groundsman sweeps wet leaves from generations of Da Silvas, D'Souzas, Pintos, Pereiras, Furtados and Fonsecas. Behind the white-washed church, are newer, much smaller memorials, stacked on top of one another like drawers in a high perimeter wall bordering the sea. Inside these 'niches' are the mortal remains of the more recently deceased, whose bones have been disinterred and replaced by those who have died in the last year o...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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