Sarpanch performs last rites of COVID victim in AP

Srikakulam (AP), May 30 (ANI): A 49-yr-old woman died of COVID in Lumburu village in Palakonda mandal of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh on May 29. None of the family members or relatives came forward to perform her final rites. Then village Sarpanch Tirlangi Upendra Kumar decided to complete the final rites. Sarpanch informed the matter to Palakonda Mandal Revenue Officer (MRO). The MRO responded and sent 6 PPE kits to the village. Sarpanch along with other staffs of Panchayat wore the PPE kits and performed the final rituals for the deceased Corona victim.