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Gurugram fixes cremation charges at Rs 5,500

punjabnewsline | May 10, 2021 06:31 PM

GURUGRAM: Following a series of complaints of overcharging at different cremation grounds in the district, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Monday fixed Rs 5,500 as cremation charge.

This includes the cost of wood, priest's fees and cleaning fees, said a statement released by the MCG.

In this regard, instructions have been issued by the Commissioner of MCG to the in-charges of the cremation grounds located within the corporation limits.

The statement said the move came after a complaint was lodged with the people that different rates were charged by the in-charges cremation grounds.

"Keeping in mind the public interest, an amount of Rs 5,500 has been fixed by the Municipal Commissioner. Action will be taken against those found violating these orders. The cremation ground in-charges have also been asked to send a daily report in this regard to the civic body.

 
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