BBC options Nepal’s Sapana Roka Magar on this 12 months’s 100 Girls listing

BBC features Nepal's Sapana Roka Magar on this year's 100 Women list

KATHMANDU: Sapana Roka Magar, who has been finishing up ultimate rites of unclaimed our bodies within the capital metropolis, has been listed on this 12 months’s BBC 100 Girls.

The 18-year-old from Myagdi district has been doing an vital work, one that’s not simply unusual to an adolescent, however hardly simple.

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Magar has been actively concerned find unclaimed our bodies of the deceased and finishing up their final rites.

“There are homeless, deserted individuals internationally. Individuals who die on the streets deserve correct final rites. I do that job not as a social service however for my very own peace of thoughts,” says Magar.

She has cremated greater than 35 our bodies and may usually be seen at Pashupati Aryaghat gently managing the our bodies and giving them the respect that’s owed to them. She carries out the ritual — for individuals discovered on the streets and mortuaries — which is often carried out by the deceased’s offspring.

“Sapana’s organisation retrieves the deserted our bodies from the road or mortuaries and arranges for them to be taken to hospital for autopsy examinations. If the physique stays unclaimed for 35 days, the organisation brings it to the crematorium,” reads BBC’s introduction of Magar.

Below the class, the British Broadcasting Company has included the “most inspiring and influential ladies of 2020 and the way they’re making a distinction on this planet”.


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