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BBC mentioned Sapana Roka Magar (Crematorium technician) as the 100 most influential women around the world.

Posted 2 months ago by Apurba Dhakal

The 18 year old teenager from Magdi District,Nepal was homeless after which she travelled to Kathmandu where she became part of an organization.Magar,has been actively involved in finding unattended bodies of the deceased and has been carrying out their last rites at Pashupati Aryaghat for past months as per online khabar.

“The organization retrieves abandoned bodies from the streets and lay out the bodies for post-mortem after which they give a proper Dagbatti burial to homeless people and to the bodies which have not been claimed for more than 35 days” says BBC 

“There are homeless, abandoned people across the world.People who die on the streets deserve proper last rites. I do this job not as a social service but for my own peace of mind,” the BBC quoted Sapana.

BBC said this year 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.

 

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