Sending out a humane message: Writers, litterateurs take part in cremation of COVID-19 victim


Quoting Swami Vivekananda, they mentioned: “Concern is weak spot and braveness is power.”

Members of Manava Vikasa Vedika, a discussion board of writers and litterateurs working in the direction of nurturing human values, participated within the cremation of the physique of a COVID-19 affected person at Harischandra Smasana Vatika, the town’s important burial floor run by the Municipal Company of Tirupati (MCT) on Wednesday. A big gathering of writers and social activists participated within the occasion by holding placards carrying the phrases ‘Nimpukundaam karuna – champudaam corona’, ‘Bhayam maranam – dhairyam jeevam’, ‘Nee punyame nee aishwaryam’ and ‘Manishi akaalam – Maanavatvam chirakaalam’. The try was made within the wake of individuals fearing to return in contact with COVID-infected our bodies for worry of contracting the virus and staying away from cremation of their close to and expensive. Calling themselves ‘Mates of humanity’, the individuals personally gathered round a physique and lit the pyre within the presence of legislator B. Karunakar Reddy, who can be championing the same trigger.

Enchantment to individuals

Discussion board conveners Sakam Nagaraja and Saila Kumar appealed to the individuals to deal with start and dying on related traces and to not exhibit undue fear over the pandemic state of affairs. Interesting to the general public to deal with the pandemic with a humane face, the MLA flayed company hospitals for attempting to squeeze the sufferers and earn a living out of the unlucky state of affairs. Famend theatre artiste B. Ramachandra Reddy learn out verses from the poem ‘Smasana Vatika’ by Gurram Jashua and Balijepalli Lakshmikantham.

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