GOA: Citizens have been concerned ever since the area in which the Hindu crematorium in Vasco is situated was declared a containment zone. However, on Sunday, Mormugao deputy collector Sachin Dessai said that cremations will be allowed to be performed within the micro zone.The crematorium is a part of both the municipal wards which have been included in the containment zone.
“We discussed the matter and accordingly have decided to permit the Vasco residents to cremate the dead. But, people will have follow some rules. The entry to the crematorium will be from the Vasco Sports Club end, behind Tilak Maidan. Not more than 10 family members will be allowed to accompany the body, but before entering the barricaded area, the family members will have to write their names in the register which will be kept at the entrance. Only one vehicle carrying the body will be allowed,” said Dessai.