The Hindu priest struggling to cremate India’s Covid dead

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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  • You'll be remembered!

    Shelby Baca-Pena-SimoniShelby Baca-Pena-Simoni4 секунд мурун
  • Put people too work and make PPE out of trash bags or masks out of recycled material since supplies are running out but paint masks are more efficient as well& Biohazard or even those industrial masks.

    Shelby Baca-Pena-SimoniShelby Baca-Pena-Simoni2 мүнөт мурун
  • Put bodies in caskets

    Shelby Baca-Pena-SimoniShelby Baca-Pena-Simoni10 мүнөт мурун
  • Like Egypt, you should mummify , cremate in an enclosed area because you're allowing the spread of covid-19 and India you put everyone at risk.

    Shelby Baca-Pena-SimoniShelby Baca-Pena-Simoni10 мүнөт мурун
  • 🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 Om namah shivaya Om namah shivaya Om namah shivaya

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  • You may rest now :(

    Anna AnimationsAnna Animations2 саат мурун
  • Ye waqt bhi beet jyega🥺

  • ghao motar kiuon nahi petai ? ghao motar piyo or ghobar khao carona bhagh jai gha , 😆😅😄😃😂😁😀

    Tayyab MirzaTayyab Mirza3 саат мурун
  • Each person watching can you please send prayers to the ppl of India that our LORD and Saviour will send aid for what they need. Amen 🆙

    Humble ServantHumble Servant3 саат мурун
  • praying for India

    butti fdftbutti fdft4 саат мурун
  • Alas! Very alarming situation in india

    Atifa AmbreenAtifa Ambreen5 саат мурун
  • They shouldn’t be cremated that’s so disgusting

    alidinialidini6 саат мурун
  • Thank you China

    Rajat GoelRajat Goel7 саат мурун
    • Sending prayers for india 🙏🙏🙏i have a lot of friends from india working in a cruise from philippines🙏🙏

      butti fdftbutti fdft4 саат мурун
  • Working near smoke for this long could cause long term lung 🫁 damage.

    Mabs AlamMabs Alam9 саат мурун
  • Ek zamane me log Heartattack, Cancer, Diabetics, Jaundice se mara karte the Aaj sabke maut sirf Corona se ...Wah re Maut! Jab khuda ka kahar barasta hai to nasle barbad ho jate hai...Nafrat khatam kare miljul kar rahe.

    khan sadiqkhan sadiq9 саат мурун

    samsamsamsan samsamsamsamsamsan samsam9 саат мурун
  • I don't have interest in rituals.

    viswanathan p rviswanathan p r9 саат мурун
  • Salute to all these people

    ekta singlaekta singla10 саат мурун

    Rashenka rinoshRashenka rinosh11 саат мурун
  • Nice job, Grandpa Modi

    Irvan AbidinIrvan Abidin11 саат мурун
  • Kalau di Indonesia meninggal krn corona dikawal oleh polisi dan keluarga dilarang ikut serta dlm penguburan demi mencegah tertular corona

    torib ainul Mubaraktorib ainul Mubarak11 саат мурун
  • this is the most depressing "A Day in the Life of" video i've ever watched

    Qisas HasanudinQisas Hasanudin12 саат мурун
  • Bcoz Of Uneducated Indian Prime Minister MODI Making Statue But Not Making 1 Hospital In 7 Year.

    Kabeer G76hrKabeer G76hr12 саат мурун
  • India deserved it.

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  • then we must help eachother and live peacefully as much as we can🙏🙏🙏 Jay Bharat 🙏🙏🙏

    toijg avnnrtoijg avnnr12 саат мурун
  • No flights should leave India and no one should be allowed in any country unless you want this happening in your country.

    MelMel13 саат мурун
  • Sending prayers for india 🙏🙏🙏i have a lot of friends from india working in a cruise from philippines🙏🙏

    Aljones MenesesAljones Meneses13 саат мурун
  • Actually a reality of every human living beings of this Universe . Came empty had to leave empty. Why to fight , why to envoy and why to feel arrogant of oneself ? This covid makes us everyone to realise this fact . Ram Naam satya hai Our final destinaton ....

    Rìídēr ĀpæXx ÑRìídēr ĀpæXx Ñ13 саат мурун
    • People don't seem to care much! This is catastrophe

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  • i was watching this in turkey and my mother came. she saw this and now she is crying. condolences to india.hope soon everything will be okay.

    ozi ozozi oz15 саат мурун
  • Devastating to see people are cremating without PPE how can they lessen the surge if they only wear mask halfway and no faceshield. They should also disinfect before going home…

    Shem BuShem Bu15 саат мурун
  • I need wife for enjoying

    Ritik MandloiRitik Mandloi15 саат мурун
  • 🙏💐

    Marti G. GarciaMarti G. Garcia16 саат мурун
  • The UK is again not keeping fishing agreements without any consequence. When does the EU put sanctions and forbid Brits to come here?

    LCLC18 саат мурун
  • I wonder when will Guardian show similar insensitivity to American dead.Bodies were kept in freezers in America but no visuals were provided.But I guess brown people dead bodies don't have same dignity as white Americans

    अभिषेक सिंहअभिषेक सिंह19 саат мурун
  • I’m from America and sending my love to the people of India! This is all devastating

    vliduu zeebvliduu zeeb20 саат мурун

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  • They're unhygienic habit makes covid case worst. That's why people commenting its ok to be unhygienic, look at this situation in india you can see how deadly it could be...

    Ryl WinRyl Win20 саат мурун
  • 🙏🙏🙏🤧🤧😥😥

  • CCP sends it regards!

    mike andrewsmike andrews22 саат мурун
  • China needs to pay for the dead of all peoples in the world. stop all related to this country.

    Dan LamDan Lam23 саат мурун
    • Don't get sick Priest RamKaran Mishra. Your service is much needed in this time of grief.

      vliduu zeebvliduu zeeb20 саат мурун
  • Heart melting... Pls everyone be careful... Protect yourself....

    deepika srinivasandeepika srinivasan23 саат мурун
  • If people remember all this in few years modi will loose his seat

    Cannabis R UsCannabis R Us23 саат мурун
  • People don't seem to care much! This is catastrophe

    Daniel MengistuDaniel MengistuКүн мурун

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  • Despite the number of scams that come from this country... I feel for these people & Families.

    Kyle HKyle HКүн мурун
  • 🆘🆘🆘🇨🇴🇨🇴🇨🇴🇨🇴

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  • Our KGcode channels not show or recommend this on air

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  • 😔

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  • Sheesh this is heartbreaking to see. Why can't people take this virus more seriously? This shouldn't be happening.

    DorothyDollLeeDorothyDollLeeКүн мурун
  • I heard from Indians the government ignored the poor so that they would die. And then blamed it on COVID. how convenient.

    Naked OwnersNaked OwnersКүн мурун
  • Death to china government And scientist for these atrocities against humanity!!!

    Thomas PartinThomas PartinКүн мурун
  • Too much air polution

  • Waheguru mehar karoo

    Punit AroraPunit AroraКүн мурун
  • and this is why people hate china

    ProProКүн мурун
  • Don't get sick Priest RamKaran Mishra. Your service is much needed in this time of grief.

    Regdu GehtRegdu GehtКүн мурун
  • Am praying 🙏 for the people of India and hope everything will be fine soon. But the smoke is just causing too much pollution

    Nwabochi EnjoymentNwabochi EnjoymentКүн мурун
  • India is being destroyed by the curses of Kashmiri mothers and minorities Indian media and ministers are very false

    Pink RosePink RoseКүн мурун
  • Father, father! Have mercy upon ur people

    Upper room ministries InternationalUpper room ministries InternationalКүн мурун
    • कुछ कोरोना से मरेंगे, कुछ भूख से, कुछ नफरत से, कुछ बिन इलाज मरेंगे जो बच जाएंगे वे कर्ज से मर जायेंगे !

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  • Rey gandu modi

    surendra chalamalasurendra chalamalaКүн мурун
  • 😔

    Turkey storiesTurkey storiesКүн мурун
  • STOP BURNING YOUR DEAD .. so wrong.

    Ilhan KarabacakIlhan KarabacakКүн мурун
    • That's the Indian culture..Mostly religious belief in hinduism

      XrugXrugКүн мурун
  • 😣😢😭

    يوميات مسلمه فالبيتيوميات مسلمه فالبيتКүн мурун
  • Most terrible smell ever is burning human body. How they stand there. Discusting.

    Mac UysalMac UysalКүн мурун
  • Ahtiat late ek dusre se duur rahen

    Muhammad Hamza ziaMuhammad Hamza ziaКүн мурун
  • May their soul rest in peace

    myls Kennedymyls KennedyКүн мурун
  • Matthew 24:7

    Maria SanchezMaria SanchezКүн мурун
  • We hope that this health crisis in India will end soon, this wonderful culture deserves the best, best wishes from Cyprus //

    brigobrigoКүн мурун
  • So, India's populist, xenophobic leader didn't listen to the science and downplayed the virus. 🤔 All I can say is thank goodness the Commander in Bleach lost. Stay safe, friends in India. 🙏🏼

    wise pawnwise pawnКүн мурун
  • इतनी आबादी बढ़ने का ठीकरा भी सरकार के सर पर फोड़ दो, क्योंकि,, सरकार ने जनसंख्या नियंत्रण कानून नहीं बनाया, नसबंदी नहीं करी,, परिवार नियोजन की जागरूकता ठीक से नहीं करी,, गर्भ निरोधक चीजों का वितरण नहीं किया गया ।

    Mukesh KumarMukesh KumarКүн мурун
  • It's so heartbreaking seeing this I hope rich countries and UN would help India supplying their medical needs.

    Fuscablo angeloFuscablo angeloКүн мурун
  • Hope China must be laughing. Finally they will be ruling world in some time.

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  • sending prayers to all indian people! 😭💔🙏

    Zeo BaldozZeo BaldozКүн мурун
  • कुछ कोरोना से मरेंगे, कुछ भूख से, कुछ नफरत से, कुछ बिन इलाज मरेंगे जो बच जाएंगे वे कर्ज से मर जायेंगे !

    Celebrity Anchor AnkitCelebrity Anchor AnkitКүн мурун
  • Madani muni ki dua or nafal for india

    Mrs RizwanMrs RizwanКүн мурун
  • Praying for India from Pakistan 🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺

    Kanwal RajputKanwal RajputКүн мурун
    • @Lakshya Bajpai yes

      Kanwal RajputKanwal RajputКүн мурун
    • Your surname is Rajput

      Lakshya BajpaiLakshya BajpaiКүн мурун
  • Saddened by the devastation..Blessed are people like him who are doing this very important service relentlessly in such trying times.

    Raoul DRaoul DКүн мурун
  • Om shanti🙏🙏

    rohit singh rsrohit singh rsКүн мурун
  • Tahun 2021 musim orang bakar orang di negara india

    • English?

      Lakshya BajpaiLakshya BajpaiКүн мурун
  • There 7 million temples in India but only 70 thousand hospitals. And elections are still fought in the name of building more temples. People who vote such ideology what can they expect?

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  • भारत को बचाना है तो सनत रामपाल जि महराज के सरन मे जाओ

    Md AnsariMd AnsariКүн мурун
  • Kaise hai teri lila hai bhole ab tho bash kroo...

  • """"""" Kisko batnam karo...😢😢Uparwalla ne insan ka uppame gussa jadda hua😠😠 Abbi prattana samsi..Ussse mappi mangna hey.😡😡abbi bramman ya daarman😬😬time nahihe..dussra ya govt. bstnam dene ka time nahi he😢😢pratanna ka time hai😡😡//☝☝// 👏👏

    Francis N MarakFrancis N MarakКүн мурун
  • Still think Covid 19 isn't real???

    VankruzeVankruzeКүн мурун
  • Om shanti😭

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  • The man at 3:15 doesnt even know that Indian government didn't stop festivals and rallies parties. Declared victory against covid and then didnt prepare for 2nd wave brought military jets,drones

    Meteor KnightMeteor KnightКүн мурун
  • India Big pharma and this makes little sense Grace

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  • We are to blame our self for this.

    Rahul MahajanRahul MahajanКүн мурун
  • It is so painful to watch but I am sure the doctors, hospital staff's are overloaded and working nonstop. Before people start criticizing India and its healthcare system, people should understand the population India is dealing with compared to resources. The population figures go like this - USA - 33.1 Crores Russia -14.6 Crores Germany - 8.5 Crores Turkey - 8.4 Crores UK - 6.8 Crores France - 6.5 Crores Italy - 6.1 Crores Spain - 4.7 Crores Poland - 3.8 Crores Romania - 1.9 Crores Netherlands - 1.7 Crores Greece - 1.7 Crores Belgium -1.2 Crores Czech Republic - 1.1 Crores Portugal - 1.1 Crores Sweden - 1 Crore Hungary - 1 Crore Switzerland - 0.9 Crore Bulgaria - 0.7 Crore Denmark - 0.6 Crore *Total* - 105. 3 Crores The rest of the 25 smaller European countries combined (there are 44 countries in the European continent) - 6 Crores 105.3 + 6 = 111.3 Crores* Adding the populations of Brazil (21.2 Crores) and Argentina (4.45 Crores) 111.3 Crores + 25.65 Crores = 136.95 Crores (1.3695 billion) Thus, finally you have arrived at lndia's population figure of 136 - 138 Crores. *The implication of managing Covid19 in lndia is as enormous task as managing it in the entire Europe plus USA, Brazil and Argentina. The healthcare system hasn't collapsed it is just overwhelmed. Let's just do our part and help with whatever we can because it is painful to watch people die without oxygen. I cannot fathom what a helpless state the families might be crying for help watching their loved one gasping for breath.

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  • I, the Living Person with the red aura, order everyone to turn off their voices. I, the Living Person with the red aura, order everyone to turn off their voices. I, the Living Person with the red aura, order everyone to turn off their voices. The will of a Living Person has sounded three times, you are warned.

    SatanSatanКүн мурун
  • The key is to automate to make the cremation efficient.

    Nora BatungbacalNora BatungbacalКүн мурун
  • Want to thank all the people here from across the World who are standing by India at this time of our greatest crisis. We are fighting everyday & trying our best to beat this Virus. We had thought India has defeated this Virus.. and we dropped our guard.. but this pandemic has shown that the World can not individually beat this disease.. only collective action can get us towards victory

    Jatin KohliJatin KohliКүн мурун
  • My mom passed away last night due to COVID. She was on ventilator for 10 days

    Ghazal KhademGhazal KhademКүн мурун
    • @Ghazal Khadem may your mom get jannat

      Lakshya BajpaiLakshya BajpaiКүн мурун
    • 😭😭

      being nctzen to life betterbeing nctzen to life betterКүн мурун
    • She is in Iran

      Ghazal KhademGhazal KhademКүн мурун
  • बीच में कहा गया था Corona 😠😠😠

    A राजा जीA राजा जीКүн мурун
  • The questions is , what next country will be like this? Or just stop at india?

    ghost netterghost netterКүн мурун
  • the saddest thing with this,is that you wanted to help but you have know idea where to start because there are no known cure about this diseases....

    Karen Joy CadizKaren Joy CadizКүн мурун
  • keep strong not give up, Philippines is always there to help you cope with it even though my country is also strugling with this diseases

    Karen Joy CadizKaren Joy CadizКүн мурун
    • Thanks from India

      Lakshya BajpaiLakshya BajpaiКүн мурун
  • thankfully that no one in my family get affected by this diseases...thanks lord....

    Karen Joy CadizKaren Joy CadizКүн мурун
  • These are dark times my friends. Hold your loved ones close and search your heart for answers.

    annag coclannag coclКүн мурун
  • Where are Ministers hiding now.. Not to be seen.. I guess they only come out during elections. Once a wise man said.. Modi will b a disaster for India

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  • Horrific to watch...

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