This Hyderabad man has performed last rites of 13, 000 unclaimed bodies

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Published on October 21, 2020 - Duration: 03:01s

This Hyderabad man has performed last rites of 13, 000 unclaimed bodies

A man in Hyderabad runs a foundation for doing pioneering service by performing the last rites of unclaimed and unidentified bodies.

K Rajeshwar Rao, the founder of Satya Harishchandra Foundation started photographing unknown bodies soon after they were sent to the morgue.

Satya Harishchandra Foundation stands as a repository of information about unknown bodies and unknown patients.

The foundation preserves the data of unclaimed bodies even after the cremation.

Rao started a website to make the data easily available for anyone and everyone.

The website is

So far, Rao has cremated 13, 000 unclaimed bodies.

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