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Former watchman Batakrishna uses pension to maintain crematorium

January 05, 2023

Belonging to Pubansha village under Asureswar gram panchayat, 60-year-old Batakrishna Mandal has given his village crematorium, locally called Padia Danda, a new lease of life. Every month, he spends his pension money to maintain the facility and has been doing so for the last two-and-a-half years.