Workers pull dozens of corpses out of the River Ganges in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh last week. Photo: AP

Floating corpses occupational hazard for Ganges boatmen

Ganges' holy waters are the most desired site for Hindu ashes, but cost-cutting and caste discrimination means many bodies are uncremated

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Workers pull dozens of corpses out of the River Ganges in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh last week. Photo: AP
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