Pashupati Aryaghat Launches New Cremation Service

Pashupati Area Development has started to provide a new cremation machine for dead bodies in Aryaghat.The machine uses firewood to cremate bodies.

Culture Minister Yogesh Bhattarai launched the operation of the machine on Wednesday.

The new machine completes burning a body within one and a half hours, while it takes 5-6 hours to burn in firehood.

A total of two million kilograms of firewood worth around Rs 20 million is used annually for the cremation of dead bodies in Aryaghat.