Jitender Singh Shunty makes a note of cremations that his organisation has conducted in New Delhi. Photo: Shahid Tantray Jitender Singh Shunty makes a note of cremations that his organisation has conducted in New Delhi. Photo: Shahid Tantray
Jitender Singh Shunty makes a note of cremations that his organisation has conducted in New Delhi. Photo: Shahid Tantray

As India’s coronavirus cases surge, volunteers step in where government failed

  • With the Narendra Modi-led BJP government overwhelmed by the Covid-19 crisis, NGOs, ordinary citizens and even the diaspora are doing what they can
  • Putting religious differences aside, volunteers are helping cremate bodies, source oxygen or simply sending meals to those quarantining alone

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jitender Singh Shunty makes a note of cremations that his organisation has conducted in New Delhi. Photo: Shahid Tantray Jitender Singh Shunty makes a note of cremations that his organisation has conducted in New Delhi. Photo: Shahid Tantray
Jitender Singh Shunty makes a note of cremations that his organisation has conducted in New Delhi. Photo: Shahid Tantray
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