I can die in peace, says Hindu, after judges back fight for open-air pyre – The Times

Posted February 11th, 2010 in news by sally

“Hindus and Sikhs in Britain won a landmark court victory yesterday that will allow mourners to cremate their dead on funeral pyres.The Court of Appeal ruling follows a lengthy battle waged by a devout 71-year-old Hindu for the right to be cremated by ‘sacred fire’ according to the ancient diktats of his religion.”

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The Times, 11th February 2010

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk